Roth's latest book is Your Money: The Missing Manual.

J.D. Roth

J.D. Roth is an accidental personal-finance expert, i.e., a regular guy who found himself deep in debt. After deciding to turn his life around, he read everything he could about money and finance. In 2006, he started the award-winning blog Get Rich Slowly, which Money named the Web's most inspiring personal-finance blog. Get Rich Slowly has grown into an active community in which thousands of readers every month share ideas on how to improve their financial lives. Roth is the author of Your Money: The Missing Manual and writes for AwesomePeople.com. He lives with his wife and three cats in a hundred-year-old house in Portland, Ore.

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