In the friendly and inviting style that has become her trademark, Ilyce Glink gives you the lowdown on how to successfully navigate the often perplexing and unpredictable world of personal finance. It's a jungle out there. Scan the personal-finance horizon, and you'll see a vast and confusing mess of terms and procedures: credit reports; universal variable life insurance; reverse mortgages; unified tax credits; dividend reinvestment plans.Have you ever wondered: How do I calculate my net worth? (See question #4.) Should I buy or lease my next car? (See question #19.) How do I develop a diversified portfolio that reflects the risk I want to take? (See question #54.) How much money will I have when I retire? (See question #83.) When should I draw up a will? (See question #90.)With 100 Questions You Should Ask About Your Personal Finances, managing your financial life couldn't be easier. Step by step, bestselling author Ilyce Glink takes you through the sometimes bumpy terrain of investments, mortgages, insurance policies, retirement plans . . . and suddenly it all makes sense. It's like having a trusted friend and adviser by your side in every financial decision you make.