9780136077602

Personal Finance : Turning Money into Wealth, Student Value Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136077602

  • ISBN10:

    0136077609

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 1/22/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

KEY BENEFIT: Through the presentation of the Ten Fundamental Principles of Personal Finance, this text empowers readers with the knowledge they need to successfully make and carry out a plan for their own financial future.   FINANCIAL PLANNING; MANAGING YOUR MONEY; PROTECTING YOURSELF WITH INSRUANCE; MANAGING YOUR INVESTMENTS; LIFE CYCLE ISSUES   MARKET: This text's easy-to-read and relatable pop-culture references make it a must have for those who want to master their own finances.

Table of Contents

PART 1.                     FINANCIAL PLANNING

Chapter 1.                 The Financial Planning Process

Chapter 2.                 Measuring Your Financial Health and Making a Plan

Chapter 3.                 Understanding and Appreciating the Time Value of Money

Chapter 4.                 Tax Planning and Strategies

 

PART 2.                     MANAGING YOUR MONEY

Chapter 5.                 Cash or Liquid Asset Management

Chapter 6.                 Using Credit Cards: The Role of Open Credit

Chapter 7.                 Using Consumer Loans: The Role of Planned Borrowing

Chapter 8.                 The Home and Automobile Decision

 

PART 3.                     PROTECTING YOURSELF WITH INSRUANCE

Chapter 9.                 Life and Health Insurance

Chapter 10.              Property and Liability Insurance

 

PART 4.                     MANAGING YOUR INVESTMENTS

Chapter 11.              Investment Basics

Chapter 12.              Securities Markets

Chapter 13.              Investing in Stocks

Chapter 14.              Investing in Bonds and Other Alternatives

Chapter 15.              Mutual Funds: An Easy Way to Diversify

 

PART 5.                     LIFE CYCLE ISSUES

Chapter 16.              Retirement Planning

Chapter 17.              Estate Planning: Saving Your Heirs Money and Headaches

Chapter 18.              Fitting the Pieces Together

 

Appendix A:   Compound Sum of $1

Appendix B:    Present Value of $1

Appendix C:   Compound Sum of an Annuity of $1 for n Periods

Appendix D:   Present Value of an Annuity of $1 for n Persiods

Appendix E:    Monthly Installment Loan Tables

 

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