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A Hands-On Approach to Financial Planning
The main feature of Personal Finance is its hands-on approach keyed to the concepts readers need to build their own financial plans. The text’s seven parts are all pieces of a financial plan; Chapter 21 is the capstone. A running example throughout the book and a variety of end-of-chapter cases reinforce the practical aspects of planning.
The Sixth Edition is fully updated with recent financial trends, such as lower interest rates, changing salaries, and rules for credit card use. With case studies and workable examples throughout, this book is an active tool readers can use to become comfortable managing their finances into the future.
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0134408373 / 9780134408378 Personal Finance Plus MyFinanceLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package
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- 0134082990 / 9780134082998 MyFinanceLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Personal Finance
Table of contents
Financial Literacy Pre-Test
1. Overview of a Financial Plan
PART 1: TOOLS FOR FINANCIAL PLANNING
2. Planning with Personal Financial Statements
3. Applying Time Value Concepts
4. Using Tax Concepts for Planning
PART 2: MANAGING YOUR LIQUIDITY
5. Banking and Interest Rates
6. Managing Your Money
7. Assessing and Securing Your Credit
8. Managing Your Credit
PART 3: PERSONAL FINANCING
9. Personal Loans
10. Purchasing and Financing a Home
PART 4: PROTECTING YOUR WEALTH
11. Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance
12. Health and Disability Insurance
13. Life Insurance
PART 5: PERSONAL INVESTING
14. Investing Fundamentals
15. Investing in Stocks
16. Investing in Bonds
17. Investing in Mutual Funds
18. Asset Allocation
PART 6: RETIREMENT AND ESTATE PLANNING
19. Retirement Planning
20. Estate Planning
PART 7: SYNTHESIS OF FINANCIAL PLANNING
21. Integrating the Components of a Financial Plan
Financial Literacy Post-Test
Appendix A: Your Career
Appendix B: Projects
Appendix C: Financial Tables
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