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Personal Finance, 8th Edition

By Arthur J. Keown

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 19, 2018

Description

For courses in introductory personal finance.


A blueprint for securing your financial future 

Personal Finance: Turning Money into Wealth empowers students to successfully make and carry out a plan for their financial future. By introducing the 10 fundamental principles of personal finance in a way that leaves a lasting impression, this text offers students lifelong tools that will help them effectively cope with an ever-changing financial environment. The 8th Edition reflects recent changes in the world of personal finance, including new tax laws, the economic downturn, weakness in the labor markets, the explosion of student loans, and the rise of credit card debt.  

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Table of Contents

PART I: FINANCIAL PLANNING

1. The Financial Planning Process 

2. Measuring Your Financial Health and Making a Plan 

3. Understanding and Appreciating the Time Value of Money 

4. Tax Planning and Strategies 


PART II: MANAGING YOUR MONEY

5. Cash or Liquid Asset Management 

6. Using Credit Cards: The Role of Open Credit 

7. Student and Consumer Loans: The Role of Planned Borrowing 

8. The Home and Automobile Decision 


PART III: PROTECTING YOURSELF WITH INSURANCE

9. Life and Health Insurance 

10. Property and Liability Insurance 


PART IV: MANAGING YOUR INVESTMENTS

11. Investment Basics 

12. Investing in Stocks 

13. Investing in Bonds and Other Alternatives 

14. Mutual Funds: An Easy Way to Diversify 


PART V: LIFE CYCLE ISSUES

15. Retirement Planning 

16. Estate Planning: Saving Your Heirs Money and Headaches 

17. Financial Life Events—Fitting the Pieces Together 


Appendix A: Compound Sum of $1 

Appendix B: Present Value of $1 

Appendix C: Compound Sum of an Annuity of $1 for n Periods 

Appendix D: Present Value of an Annuity of $1 for n Periods 

Appendix E: Monthly Installment Loan Tables