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Introduction -- What this book is NOT -- Flying turkeys and skinny dipping -- The total money makeover challenge -- Denial: I'm not that out of shape -- Debt myths: debt is (not) a tool -- Money myths: the (non)secrets of the rich -- Two more hurdles: ignorance and keeping up with the Joneses -- Save $1,000 fast: walk before you run -- The debt snowball: lose weight fast, really -- Finish the emergency fund: kick Murphy out -- Maximize retirement investing: be financially healthy for life -- College funding: make sure the kids are fit too -- Pay off the home mortgage: be ultra-fit -- Build wealth like crazy: become the Mr. Universe of money -- Live like no one else -- Meet the winners of the Total Money Makeover Challenge -- About the author -- Total Money Makeover worksheets.