Personal Finance for Chicks

Harvard MBAs Manisha Thakor and Sharon Kedar have hatched a readable guide to help female twentysomethings get a better grip on their money

Self-help meets personal finance in On My Own Two Feet: A Modern Girl's Guide to Personal Finance (Adams Business, June, 2007), a new book aimed at twenty- and thirtysomethings by Harvard Business School graduates Manisha Thakor and Sharon Kedar. Thakor, 36, and Kedar, 32, wanted to share with their friends the knowledge they gained from working at private money-management firms. Plus, they wanted to provide "actionable" steps to help them get their finances in order.

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