Focus on Personal Finance: An Active Approach to Help You Develop Successful Financial Skills / Edition 4

Focus on Personal Finance: An Active Approach to Help You Develop Successful Financial Skills / Edition 4

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by Jack Kapoor, Les Dlabay, Robert J. Hughes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0078034787

ISBN-13: 9780078034787

Pub. Date: 09/21/2012

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Focus on Personal Finance is a brief, 14-chapter book, covering the critical topics in Personal Finance courses. This 4-color, paperback text is designed and written to appeal to a range of ages, life situations, and levels of financial literacy.

A unique aspect of this text is its active approach. This text will not only get your students thinking about

Overview

Focus on Personal Finance is a brief, 14-chapter book, covering the critical topics in Personal Finance courses. This 4-color, paperback text is designed and written to appeal to a range of ages, life situations, and levels of financial literacy.

A unique aspect of this text is its active approach. This text will not only get your students thinking about their current situation and financial goals, but also encourage them to put these in writing to use as a guide and revise over the course of their lives. The more a student involves themselves in the assessments, exercises and worksheets provided, the more they will discover about their current habits and how to improve them for greater financial freedom.

Students have many different financial goals, but none are more important than having a basic understanding of financial issues and peace of mind with regard to their decisions. The ultimate goal of Focus on Personal Finance is to get students to this point as a first step to achieving the many financial goals they have set for themselves.

Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078034787
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/21/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
265,540
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Personal Financial Planning in Action
Chapter 2 Money Management Skills
Chapter 3 Taxes in Your Financial Plan
Chapter 4 Savings and Payment Services
Chapter 5 Consumer Credit: Advantages, Disadvantages, Sources, and Costs
Chapter 6 Consumer Purchasing Strategies and Wise Buying of Motor Vehicles
Chapter 7 Selecting and Financing Housing
Chapter 8 Home and Automobile Insurance
Chapter 9 Health and Disability Income Insurance
Chapter 10 Financial Planning with Life Insurance
Chapter 11 Investing Basics and Evaluating Bonds
Chapter 12 Investing in Stocks
Chapter 13 Investing in Mutual Funds
Chapter 14 Retirement and Estate Planning
Appendix A Developing a Career Search Strategy
Appendix B Consumer Agencies and Organizations
Appendix C Daily Spending Diary
Index

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Focus on Personal Finance: An Active Approach to Help You Develop Successful Financial Skills 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
CameraMia More than 1 year ago
This book is a must have! I rented it for my college class... it's a keeper! Everything everyone should know about how to optimize your financial standing and projected financial goals, how to prepare for taxes, how to plan for retirement, etc. All in all, how to be a responsible adult. I LOVE it!!