Personal Finance: An Integrated Planning Approach / Edition 4

Personal Finance: An Integrated Planning Approach / Edition 4

by Bernard J. Winger, Ralph R. Frasca
     
 

ISBN-10: 0136286291

ISBN-13: 9780136286295

Pub. Date: 02/28/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This comprehensive, reader-friendly book is a must-have "how-to" guide on planning for a successful financial future—walking users through the complexities of today's financial world, and giving them an accurate and current reflection of the trends affecting their financial present and future. A five-part organization covers the basic framework,…  See more details below

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This comprehensive, reader-friendly book is a must-have "how-to" guide on planning for a successful financial future—walking users through the complexities of today's financial world, and giving them an accurate and current reflection of the trends affecting their financial present and future. A five-part organization covers the basic framework, liquidity management, buying now and paying later, investing for the future, and protecting your income and wealth. For certified financial planners and chartered financial consultants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136286295
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.46(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IThe Basic Framework: Organizing and Managing Your Financial Resources
Ch. 1Financial Planning: Why It's Important to You1
Ch. 2Financial Statements and Budgets: Where Are You Now and Where Are You Going?21
Ch. 3Cash Management: Funds for Immediate Needs51
Ch. 4Consumer Credit: Buying Now and Paying Later75
Ch. 5Taxes: The Government's Share of Your Rewards109
Pt. IIInsurance Planning: Protecting Your Financial Resources
Ch. 6Life Insurance: Protecting Your Dependents141
Ch. 7Health Care and Disability Insurance: Protecting Your Earning Capacity173
Ch. 8Property and Liability Insurance: Protecting Your Lifestyle Assets199
Pt. IIIInvesting for the Future: Growing Your Financial Resources
Ch. 9Financial Markets and Institutions: Learning the Investment Environment227
Ch. 10Investment Basics: Understanding Risk and Return251
Ch. 11Common Stock: Your Most Common Investment273
Ch. 12Fixed-Income Securities: An Important Alternative to Common Stocks299
Ch. 13Mutual Funds and Other Pooling Arrangements: Simplifying and (Maybe) Improving Your Investment Performance321
Ch. 14Other Investments: Expanding the Investment Menu345
Pt. IVLong-Term Planning: Enjoying Your Financial Resources Now and Later
Ch. 15Housing: The Cost of Shelter367
Ch. 16Consumer Durables: Satisfying Your Continuing Needs399
Ch. 17Retirement and Pension Planning: Planning For Your Long-Term Needs423
Ch. 18Estate Planning: Dividing Up What's Left449
app. aTime-Value-of-Money Concepts469
app. bThe Social Security System477

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