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 KZSU Stanford 90.1 FM - The Lunch Special Show  
 
 Interview
 James Wood, Byrd of Paradise
 Byrd (admin: kku)  
When you finished high school or college, did you feel like you knew how to successfully
manage your money?

For many, the answer to that question is "No". That certainly was the
case for fames Wood, author of the informative new book From Romen to Riches:
Building Wealth in Your 2Os [The Tannywood Group,2O10). Despite Wood's well paying
job, he had managed to spend everything he'd earned in the five years after college.
Wood's financial epiphany came at age 26 while meeting with a mortgage banker. After
reviewing his loan application, the banker asked, "You mean to tell me you've been
employed as a software engineer for five years and your net worth is $500?" That humbling
meeting with the banker inspired Wood to finally get serious about managing and investing
his money.
Now in his early 50's, the author is debt-fee, owns a home mortgage-free, and
has built a retirement portfolio that will sustain both him and his wife in the coming years

From Ramen to Riches is a silver medal winner in the 2011 Living Now BookAwardsa nd is
a finalist in the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

Please call 619-795-3498 or email tricia@olliemedia.com for media inquiries
James Wood, KZSU, Byrd of Paradise
KZSU Playlist 8/22/2011
James G. Wood, Author
“From Ramen to Riches: Building Wealth in Your 20s”

Mr. Wood's playlist may also be found at:http://zookeeper.stanford.edu/index.php?action=viewDate&seq=selList&playlist=21666&session=


• The Money Song – Monty Python – 0:56

• The Grand Illusion – Styx – 4:36

• When I’m Sixty-Four – Beatles – 2:38

• Fun, Fun, Fun – Beach Boys – 2:21

• Material Girl – Madonna – 4:01

• Born To Run – Bruce Springsteen – 4:31


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00:58:22 English 2011-08-22
 KZSU Stanford University Radio 90.1 FM
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