All the Math You Need to Get Rich: Thinking with Numbers for Financial Success

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All the Math You Need to Get Rich provides readers with all the necessary tools to make informed decisions about their personal finances. Written in a lighthearted style, the book moves step by step through several sample problems that will help readers make their own day-to-day decisions. Subjects cover the full range of concerns: mortgage payments, compound interest, stocks and mutual funds, cash flow, percentages, probabilities, installment plans, rates of return, gambling and risk-taking, and insurance. ...
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Overview

All the Math You Need to Get Rich provides readers with all the necessary tools to make informed decisions about their personal finances. Written in a lighthearted style, the book moves step by step through several sample problems that will help readers make their own day-to-day decisions. Subjects cover the full range of concerns: mortgage payments, compound interest, stocks and mutual funds, cash flow, percentages, probabilities, installment plans, rates of return, gambling and risk-taking, and insurance. Organized and indexed for easy reference, this guide explains these difficult concepts so that even the math-phobic reader will be able to understand without a struggle.
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Editorial Reviews

Angele McQuade
Although this column is alreday overflowing with reading recommendations, I couldn't pass up the chance to briefly mention a third title for your consideration.

Beginning investors often look for help with various financial calculations, but until now I've never found a concise, easy-to-understand book to recommend that's both a great math reference and a lighthearted, enjoyable read. Though compact in size, All the Math You Need to Get Rich overflows with solid explanations of financial calculations clearly aimed at readers who might feel less than confident about their math skills. Author Robert Hershey is an engineering and management consultant and the author of numerous articles on popular math, science and computers. He continues his "popular math" approach in this book, encouraging his readers to become familiar with equasions that can lead them closer to investment success.

Hershey uses a logical step by step approach to problem solving. The book is designed to guide readers, aided by a calculator, step-by-step through actual math problems. After solving the problems on your own, you can check the solution, then either move forward or repeat the problems, depending on your results. Hershey makes this process much more entertaining then tedious by creating "story problems" out of real-life situations. As he says in his introduction, his goal is to give, "in the simplest form, all the math you need to deal with practical problems of everyday life." By the time you work through all of the many types of calculations Hershey presents, you should feel confident tackling your own encounters with investment-related math. All the Math You Need to Get Rich is an information-packed reference that both new and experienced investors will want to turn to time and time again as an invaluable educational resource.
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Michelle Singletary
...As Robert L. Hershey points out in his new book, All the Math You Need to Get Rich: Thinking With Numbers for Financial Success none of us can afford to maintain a phobia about math...I Highly recommend Hershey's book because he uses examples...to walk you through the many different mathematical equasions you'll need to understand everything from the time value of money to compound interest...As Hershey says, "Thinking with numbers helps you plan ahead, so you'll have money now and money later too.
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Comparing mortgage rates at different banks is pointless if one can't calculate monthly payments or the ultimate cost of the house. Likewise, evaluating the performance of several mutual funds is difficult if one doesn't understand which figures to examine. With calculators and online tools, most people will never have to calculate interest rates or the U.S.'s annual oil consumption. However, Hershey provides basic formulas for many mathematical equationsAfor discounts, interest rates and bond yieldsAthat are needed daily. Not for number-phobes, this book will behoove readers who want key formulas at their fingertips. Illus. not seen by PW. (Oct.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812694475
  • Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 8/28/2001
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.03 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.47 (d)

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