9780201703641

Personal Finance

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  • ISBN13:

    9780201703641

  • ISBN10:

    0201703645

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/2001
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

With Jeff Madura's outstanding new text, your students will leave their course with the tools and knowledge they need to manage their own personal financesefficiently and successfully! Building a ready-to-implement financial plan is the key to this text's unique format. It takes students step-by-step through the entire process of creating their own personal financial plan that specifies their financial goals, and describes the spending financing, and investing steps needed to achieve these goals. Madura focuses coverage on the areas of key interest to today's student such as personal investing. Throughout the text, students come face to face with the many decisions that accompany each personal financial concept. They learn the reasons and consequences behind each decision they make, and they see clearly how each decision affects their personal plan. Throughout the text, students encounter Financial Planning Online boxescomplete with screen shotsplus Financial Planning Online Exercises at the end of each chapter.

Table of Contents

Overview of a Financial Plan
1(23)
PART 1 TOOLS FOR FINANCIAL PLANNING
Planning with Personal Financial Statements
24(32)
Applying Time Value Concepts
56(28)
Using Tax Concepts for Planning
84(38)
PART 2 MANAGING YOUR LIQUIDITY
Banking and Interest Rates
122(32)
Managing Your Money
154(28)
Managing Your Credit
182(32)
PART 3 PERSONAL FINANCING
Personal Loans
214(30)
Purchasing and Financing a Home
244(42)
PART 4 PERSONAL INVESTING
Basics for Investing in Stocks
286(32)
Return and Risk from Investing in Stocks
318(34)
How to Purchase Stocks
352(24)
Investing in Bonds
376(28)
Investing in Mutual Funds
404(38)
Asset Allocation
442(34)
PART 5 PROTECTING YOUR WEALTH
Auto, Homeowner's, and Health Insurance
476(24)
Life Insurance
500(20)
Retirement Planning
520(36)
Estate Planning
556(20)
PART 6 SYNTHESIS OF FINANCIAL PLANNING
Integrating the Components of a Financial Plan
576(27)
Appendix A: Financial Tables 603(10)
Appendix B: Solutions to In-Text Study Guide Questions 613(8)
Index 621(12)
Photo Credits 633

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