9781439039021

Personal Finance

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  • ISBN13:

    9781439039021

  • ISBN10:

    143903902X

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/16/2009
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

PERSONAL FINANCE, Tenth Edition, offers a practical, reader-friendly introduction to personal financial management. Using a structured, step-by-step approach, this market-leading book helps you learn how to save and invest, manage loans, file taxes, decrease credit card debt, and plan for the future. Throughout the book, real-life scenarios covering a wide range of financial challenges enable you to appreciate the relevance of key concepts, while useful advice from personal finance experts helps you apply those concepts in your own life. Many math-based examples also clearly illustrate the critical importance of achieving long-term financial goals through investing. Building on the success of previous editions, the new Tenth Edition continues to engage your interest and focus your attention on the critical concepts you need to manage your finances wisely for a lifetime.

Table of Contents

Financial Planning
Understanding Personal Finance
Career Planning
Financial Statements, Tools, and Budgets
Money Management
Managing Income Taxes
Managing Checking and Savings Accounts
Building and Maintaining Good Credit
Credit Cards and Consumer Loans
Vehicle and Other Major Purchases
Obtaining Affordable Housing
Income And Asset Protection
Managing Property and Liability Risk
Managing Health Care Expenses
Life Insurance Planning
Investments
Investment Fundamentals
Investing in Stocks and Bonds
Investing Through Mutual Funds
Real Estate and High-Risk Investments
Retirement And Estate Planning
Retirement Planning
Estate Planning
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