Personal Finance

Personal Finance : Turning Money into Wealth

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This text is designed for a one-semester introductory course in Personal Finance at the college and university level. This text is written directly to the student. It introduces the student to the concepts, tools, and applications of personal finance and investments. In order to leave a lasting impression, this book concentrates on the fundamentals and underlying principles of personal finance, rather than focusing on equations and specific tools, which are more easily forgotten. Building on the 15 Axioms of Personal Finance, the text helps the students develop an intuitive understanding not only of the process of financial planning, but also the logic that drives it.show more

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  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 2,759.99g
  • Pearson Canada, Toronto
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • Canadian ed
  • 0130620149
  • 9780130620149

Table of contents

I. FINANCIAL PLANNING. 1. Financial Planning: The Ties That Bind. 2. Measuring Your Financial Health and Making a Plan. 3. Understanding the Time Value of Money. 4. Tax Planning and Strategies. II. MANAGING YOUR MONEY. 5. Cash or Liquid Asset Management. 6. Using Credit Cards: The Role of Open Credit. 7. Using Consumer Loans: The Role of Planned Borrowing. 8. The Home and Automobile Decision. III. PROTECTING YOURSELF WITH INSURANCE. 9. Life and Health Insurance. 10. Property and Liability Insurance. IV. MANAGING YOUR INVESTMENTS. 11. Investment Basics. 12. Securities Markets. 13. Investing in Stocks 14. Investing in Bonds and Other Alternatives. 15. Mutual Funds: An Easy Way to Diversify. V. LIFECYCLE ISSUES. 16. Retirement Planning. 17. Estate Planning: Saving Your Heirs Money and Headaches. 18. Your Financial Future Starts Now. Appendices. 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 Periods. Appendix E: Monthly Installment Loan Tables.show more

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