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Personal Finance for Canadians, 9th edition

  • Elliot J. Currie
  • Thomas F. Chambers
  • Kathleen H. Brown
Personal Finance for Canadians

ISBN-13: 9780132286756

Includes: Paperback

9th edition

Published by Pearson Canada (March 30th 2007) - Copyright © 2008

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Newly reorganized and totally updated, this is the ninth edition of Currie et al's straightforward introduction to personal finance. Offering more in-depth coverage, the ninth edition maintains the practical focus of the previous best-selling eight editions.  This text continues to provide a highly accessble writing style and strong pedagogical features, including new "Legal Issues" features, additional end-of-chapter problems, new "Women Take Charge" boxes and updated cases for "Personal Finance in Action" boxes.

Table of contents

Part 1: Financial Planning

Chapter 1 Financial Planning

Chapter 2 Introduction to Personal Income tax

Chapter 3 Economic Risks and Financial Security

Part 2: Financial Security

Chapter 4 General Insurance

                 Appendix 4A: Excerpt from a Home Insurance Policy

Chapter 5 Life and Health Insurance

                 Appendix 5A: Sample Life Insurance Policy

Chapter 6 Retirement Income

Chapter 7 Interest

Chapter 8 Saving and Investing

Chapter 9 Debt Securities

Chapter 10 Stocks, Mutual Funds, and Other Investments

Chapter 11 Wills and Powers of Attorney

Part 3: Credit

Chapter 12 Home Mortgages

Chapter 13 Consumer Credit and Loans

Chapter 14 Credit, Debt, and Bankruptcy



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