Personal Finance / Edition 8

Personal Finance / Edition 8

by E. Thomas Garman, Raymond E. Forgue
     
 

ISBN-10: 0618471421

ISBN-13: 9780618471423

Pub. Date: 01/01/2005

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company College Division

This text makes sense of complex, fast-changing topics to help students become skillful financial planners. Through practical advice and proven strategies, students develop a personal philosophy for effective financial decision making. The Sixth Edition, developed with the help of an advisory board of 68 personal finance instructors, has been revised to reflect recent…  See more details below

Overview

This text makes sense of complex, fast-changing topics to help students become skillful financial planners. Through practical advice and proven strategies, students develop a personal philosophy for effective financial decision making. The Sixth Edition, developed with the help of an advisory board of 68 personal finance instructors, has been revised to reflect recent changes in the economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618471423
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company College Division
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
555
Product dimensions:
8.19(w) x 10.16(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: FINANCIAL PLANNING. 1. Understanding Personal Finance. 2. Career Planning. 3. Financial Statements, Tools, and Budgets. Part II: MONEY MANAGEMENT. 4. Managing Income Taxes. 5. Managing Checking and Savings Accounts. 6. Building and Maintaining Good Credit. 7. Credit Cards and Consumer Loans. 8. Vehicles and Other Major Purchases. 9. Obtaining Affordable Housing. Part III: INCOME AND ASSET PROTECTION. 10. Managing Property and Liability Risk. 11. Planning for Health Care Expenses. 12. Life Insurance Planning. Part IV: INVESTMENTS. 13. Investment Fundamentals. 14. Investing in Stocks and Bonds. 15. Investing Through Mutual Funds. 16. Real Estate and High-Risk Investments. 17. Retirement and Estate Planning.

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