9780131742819

Personal Finance : Turning Money into Wealth

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131742819

  • ISBN10:

    0131742817

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Teaching the readers how to manage their personal finances, this book concentrates on the fundamentals and underlying principles of personal finance, rather than focusing on equations and specific tools that are more easily forgotten. Building on 15 fundamental principles of personal finance, the book helps the readers develop an intuitive understanding not only of the process of financial planning, but also the logic that drives it. This book starts with the basics of financial planning and goes on to such topics as managing your money, protecting yourself, managing your investments, and handling life changes. For financial planners and analysts, or those interested in personal finance management.

Table of Contents

Preface
Financial Planning
The Financial Planning Process
Measuring Your Financial Health and Making a Plan
Understanding the Time Value of Money
Tax Planning and Strategies
Managing Your Money
Cash or Liquid Asset Management
Using Credit Cards: The Role of Open Credit
Using Consumer Loans: The Role of Planned Borrowing
The Home and Automobile Decision
Protecting Yourself with Insurance
Life and Health Insurance
Property and Liability Insurance
Managing your Investments
Investment Basics
Securities Markets
Investing in Stocks
Investing in Bonds and Other Alternatives
Mutual Funds: An Easy Way to Diversify
Life Cycle Issues
Retirement Planning
Estate Planning: Saving Your Heirs Money and Headaches
Fitting the Pieces Together
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