"If you are 10 years or less away from retirement and the thought of that brings on more anxiety about your finances than excitement about the next stage of your life, this book is for you. It will guide you through the maze of retirement issues and get you on solid ground, and headed in the right direction, so that you can live comfortably in your retirement. With helpful strategies, practical tips and examples, and hands-on tools, it will help you to: Track your current spending patterns. Budget effectively Max out your savings, reduce debt and improve investment strategies. Help plan for those life changes that are just ahead of you. David Trahair is renowned for his ability to explain the often-confusing world of personal finance in language the average reader can understand. Consumers and professionals alike appreciate the fact that his advice is "product neutral" as he does not sell any products nor does he represent any financial institution. David Trahair, CPA, CA, is a personal finance trainer, speaker, national best-selling author and CPA Magazine columnist."--Provided by publisher.