A very practical, user-friendly guide to investment planning written specifically for women.How do you see your future? Will you be working hard until you're seventy? Or retiring early - wealthy, independent and financially free? The difference between these scenarios is simple: investing.In this life-changing book, Joan Baker demystifies the jargon and shows how you can make investment work for you. No matter what your age, if you're in a couple or single, or even if you're a complete investment novice, you can take control of your finances.Gone are the days of relying on a man for your financial future - after all, it's far too important to leave to anyone else. A Man Is Not a Financial Plan gives every woman the skills and inspiration they need to achieve the future they dream of.