9780618938735

Personal Finance

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  • ISBN13:

    9780618938735

  • ISBN10:

    0618938737

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

This market-leading text offers a student-friendly, practical introduction to managing personal finances. The structured pedagogy helps students learn how to save and invest, manage student loans, file taxes, decrease credit card debt and plan for the future. Throughout the text, students receive advice from personal finance experts, and read a variety of real-life scenarios about people facing a wide range of financial challenges. Many examples, mathematical in nature, illustrate the critical importance of achieving long-term financial goals through investing. The Ninth Edition captures student interest and focuses the reader's attention on the most important concepts.

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
Buying Your Home
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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