|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Companies, The|
|Series:||The McGraw-Hill/Irwin Series in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
About the Author
Dr. Jack Kapoor is a Professor of Business and Economics in the Business and Services Division. Dr. Kapoor has taught Business and Economics at College of DuPage since 1969. He received his B.A. and M.S. from San Francisco State College and his Ed.D. from Northern Illinois University. Professor Kapoor was recently awarded the Business and Services Division's Outstanding Professor Award for 1999-2000.
Dr. Kapoor is known internationally as a co-author of several textbooks including BUSINESS: A PRACTICAL APPROACH (Rand McNally), BUSINESS (Houghton Mifflin), and the forthcoming SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (Richard D. Irwin/McGraw-Hill).
Les Dlabay teaches in the Department of Economics and Business at Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, Illinois. Over the past 25 years, he has taught more than 30 different courses in high school, community college, university, adult education, and teacher preparation programs. Dr. Dlabay has developed a wide variety of textbook materials, student activity guides, instructor manuals, testing programs, audio-visual materials, and software packages in the areas of Personal Finance, Consumer Economics, and International Business.
Dr. Dlabay has served as a consultant to corporations, educational institutions, and government agencies. He has presented more than 140 workshops and seminars in over 20 states to encourage teachers to actively involve students in the learning process with video presentations, newsletters, interviews, and Internet research activities.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Planning Your Personal FinancesChapter 1: Personal Finance Basics and the Time Value of MoneyAppendix: The Time Value of MoneyChapter 2: Financial Aspects of Career PlanningAppendix: Resumes, Cover Letters, and InterviewsChapter 3: Money Management Strategy: Financial Statements and BudgetingChapter 4: Planning Your Tax Strategy
Part 2: Managing Your Personal FinancesChapter 5: Financial Services: Savings Plans and Payment AccountsChapter 6: Introduction to Consumer CreditChapter 7: Choosing a Source of Credit: The Costs of Credit Alternatives
Part 3: Making Your Purchasing DecisionsChapter 8: Consumer Purchasing Strategies and Legal ProtectionChapter 9: The Housing Decision: Factors and Finances
Part 4: Insuring Your ResourcesChapter 10: Property and Motor Vehicle InsuranceChapter 11: Health, Disability, and Long-Term Care InsuranceChapter 12: Life Insurance
Part 5: Investing Your Financial ResourcesChapter 13: Investing FundamentalsChapter 14: Investing in StocksChapter 15: Investing in BondsChapter 16: Investing in Mutual FundsChapter 17: Investing in Real Estate and Other Investment Alternatives
Part 6: Controlling Your Financial FutureChapter 18: Starting Early: Retirement PlanningChapter 19: Estate Planning
AppendixesA: Finanical Planners and Other FinanFinancialning Information SourcesB: Consumer Agenices and OrganizationsC: Daily Spending DiaryEndnotesPhoto CreditsIndexPersonal Financial Planner