Personal Finance / Edition 6

Personal Finance / Edition 6

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by E. Thomas Garman, Raymond E. Forgue
     
 

Personal Finance teaches students how to save and invest, manage student loans, decrease credit card debt, find reliable financial online and much more. Throughout the text, students receive advice from personal finance experts, and encounter a variety of real-life scenarios featuring people facing a wide range of financial challenges. The Eighth Edition alsoSee more details below

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Personal Finance teaches students how to save and invest, manage student loans, decrease credit card debt, find reliable financial online and much more. Throughout the text, students receive advice from personal finance experts, and encounter a variety of real-life scenarios featuring people facing a wide range of financial challenges. The Eighth Edition also includes an easy-to-use guide to recent changes in tax laws, updated graphics and a more sophisticated color scheme, and coverage of the latest trends and topics.

  • "Golden Rules of Personal Finance" boxes appear on the second page of every chapter. Each list provides concise advice on making good personal finance decisions early in life to avoid financial hardships later.
  • "Advice from an Expert" boxes are co-authored by some of the nation's most renowned personal finance authorities.Topics include Money Mantras for a Richer Life, How Inflation Affects Borrowing, and Buy Your Retirement on the Layaway Plan.
  • Group discussion issues appear as end-of-chapter activities, offering students an opportunity to share some of their personal finance experiences with others in the classroom.
  • Chapter 19 has been rewritten to cover the basics of estate planning and focuses on actions newly employed college graduates should take to secure their assets.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395950487
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company College Division
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
577
Product dimensions:
7.93(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
  • 1. Financial Planning
    1. The Importance of Personal Finance
    2. Financial Planning
  • 2. Money Management
    3. Budgeting and Cash-Flow Management
    4. Managing Income Taxes
    5. Management of Monetary Assets
    6. Credit Use and Credit Cards
    7. Installment Credit
    8. Automobiles and Other Major Purchases
    9. The Housing Expenditure
  • 3. Income and Asset Protection
    10. Risk Management and Property/Liability Insurance
    11. Health Care Planning
    12. Life Insurance Planning
  • 4. Investments
    13. Investment Fundamentals
    14. Investing in Stocks and Bonds
    15. Investing Through Mutual Funds
    16. Buying and Selling Securities
    17. Real Estate and Speculative Investments
  • 5. Retirement and Estate Planning
    18. Retirement Planning
    19. Estate Planning
  • Appendixes
    A: Present and Future Value Tables
    B: Estimating Social Security Benefits

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