This work offers sound rules for rebuilding ravaged savings plans and protecting them from today's perilous markets. Kiplinger's columnist Kim Lankford has fielded hundreds of questions from readers wondering how to recover from recent market debacles. "Rescue Your Financial Life!" is Lankford's answer-an easy-to follow, multi step program for setting new financial goals, getting on course to achieve those goals, and using today's new tools and technologies to make recovery as pain-free as possible. Personal financial goals are more difficult to achieve than ever before. "Rescue Your Financial Life!" helps readers bring those goals a little closer by showing them how to: rebuild retirement plans ravaged by stock market losses; find extra money to invest during tough times; lower taxes, cut insurance bills, pay for college; and more.