Personal Finance, 8th edition

  • Arthur J. Keown

Overview

Personal Finance empowers you to successfully make and carry out a plan for your financial future. By introducing the 10 fundamental principles of personal finance in a way that leaves a lasting impression, this text offers lifelong tools to help you effectively cope with an ever-changing financial environment.

Table of contents

PART I: FINANCIAL PLANNING
1. The Financial Planning Process 
2. Measuring Your Financial Health and Making a Plan 
3. Understanding and Appreciating the Time Value of Money 
4. Tax Planning and Strategies 

PART II: MANAGING YOUR MONEY
5. Cash or Liquid Asset Management 
6. Using Credit Cards: The Role of Open Credit 
7. Student and Consumer Loans: The Role of Planned Borrowing 
8. The Home and Automobile Decision 

PART III: PROTECTING YOURSELF WITH INSURANCE
9. Life and Health Insurance 
10. Property and Liability Insurance 

PART IV: MANAGING YOUR INVESTMENTS
11. Investment Basics 
12. Investing in Stocks 
13. Investing in Bonds and Other Alternatives 
14. Mutual Funds: An Easy Way to Diversify 

PART V: LIFE CYCLE ISSUES
15. Retirement Planning 
16. Estate Planning: Saving Your Heirs Money and Headaches 
17. Financial Life Events—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 Periods 
Appendix E: Monthly Installment Loan Tables 

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Published by Pearson (February 15th 2018) - Copyright © 2019