Moving Up: The Beginner's Guide to Personal Finance. This is a person I know manages many things well, including his own considerable assets. In teaching business to undergraduates (he started in history, ended up doing both), he found there was a great deal of preliminary information they seemed not to have grasped. He considers this an act of rescue and kindness for those willing to hear.
It's a different name, but the same author. Retired college professor who has long been a wargamer.