Personal Finance: An Integrated Planning Approach / Edition 5

Personal Finance: An Integrated Planning Approach / Edition 5

by Ralph R. Frasca, Bernard J. Winger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130212865

ISBN-13: 9780130212863

Pub. Date: 07/29/1999

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

The primary aim of the book is to help the reader plan for a successful financial future.

This book provides a comprehensive, user-friendly treatment of financial planning, including personal financial statements and budgets, career planning, cash management, consumer credit, consumer durables, housing, insurance, investments, retirement and estate planning.  See more details below

Overview

The primary aim of the book is to help the reader plan for a successful financial future.

This book provides a comprehensive, user-friendly treatment of financial planning, including personal financial statements and budgets, career planning, cash management, consumer credit, consumer durables, housing, insurance, investments, retirement and estate planning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130212863
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
07/29/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
497
Product dimensions:
8.09(w) x 10.09(h) x 0.93(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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