Are you ready to strike out on your own? In today's competitive world, you need all the help you can get. Essential Survival Guide provides you with how-to and hands-on instruction to make life less of a chore and more of an adventure. Sections include: Getting through the Day: Setting goals, organization, and understanding essential documents Money, Money, Money: Learning about banking, credit, and debt; understanding taxes Getting Your Own Place: Finding the right roommates, resolving conflicts, and purchasing a home Wheels: Buying a car and purchasing car insurance; maintaining your new or used car And much more! Independent living is only a read away. Full of practical advice in an easy-to-use format, this book covers everything from sorting laundry (yes, you have to sort) to choosing a church. The concise chapters and quick tips will make the learning fun and easy to apply.