207 pages / February 2016 / 1,300 yen (w/o tax)
The surprising method that resolved 3,500 people’s financial worries is finally published in a book!
Your wallet is filled with wrinkled receipts and cards. You have multiple bankbooks floating around. Things are going to waste in the fridge, and balancing your accounts is troublesome. If this describes you, we have some good news. This book will teach you a simple way to get things in order so you can start saving. Those around the country who’ve used author Ai Ichii’s methods have happily declared:
“I can now save 30,000 yen a month.”
“I spend 180,000 yen less on annual food expenses.”
“I was able to lower my housing loan by 8,000,000 yen.”
The secret is to organize the “paths” your money uses: the wallet, the bankbook and the refrigerator. It’s not that you don’t have any money, it just isn’t properly organized. So, how do you get things in order? A popular financial consultant reveals in this book a way to dramatically change your life and financial situation.
The following passage is from the prologue:
“Your money takes different paths. It goes in and out of your wallet and bank account. Your refrigerator is a path for food expenses, and the plan written in your planner is a path for travel and entertainment expenses.”
“Just like a disorganized room creates a disorganized mind, if the paths your money takes are disorganized, your financial situation will also become scattered.”
“The important thing is to keep it simple and get these paths in order. This book deals with the dramatic changes that will take place in your life financially once you get things in order.”
Prologue Your money takes various “paths”
Chapter 1 Get your wallet in order
Chapter 2 Get your bankbook in order
Chapter 3 Get your refrigerator in order
Chapter 4 Get your planner in order
Chapter 5 Get your debts in order
Chapter 6 Get your house in order
Epilogue Get your spouse in order
We usually put money in our wallet with the smaller bills at the front, but author Ai Ichii says we should do the opposite. She says to put the biggest bills in the front. Try doing this, and you will begin to understand the value of your money without carelessly spending the smaller bills. This will miraculously change the way you spend and save money. Just trying one or two of the many methods presented in this book will bring surprising changes. This book presents a new concept about organizing the “paths” your money takes to help you save more money. Give it a try!