Personal Finance For Canadians For Dummies by Eric TysonPersonal Finance For Canadians For Dummies by Eric Tyson

Personal Finance For Canadians For Dummies

byEric Tyson, Tony Martin

Paperback | December 20, 2010

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Personal Finance For Canadians For Dummies, 5th Edition, is a comprehensive roadmap to financial security. Expert authors Eric Tyson and Tony Martin offer pointers on eliminating debt and reining in spending, along with helpful tips on reducing taxes. Learn how to build wealth to ensure a comfortable retirement and tuition for the kids with a primer on investing. Using up-to-date Canadian examples and references, Personal Finance For Canadians For Dummies, 5th Edition provides you with the tools you need to take control of your financial life--in good times and bad.
Eric Tyson is an internationally acclaimed and best-selling personal finance author. Tony Martin is a best-selling personal finance author, speaker, and trainer, and is a columnist for The Globe and Mail.
Title:Personal Finance For Canadians For DummiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.2 × 7.2 × 1 inPublished:December 20, 2010Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0470679883

ISBN - 13:9780470679883

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Was a good read with many great insights and delved into almost all aspects of personal finance. I believe that the numbers they use for interest rates for saving, mutual funds, RRSPs, etc are quite fanciful and on average aren't near 10% - new edition might fix this.
Date published: 2017-05-02

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Assessing Your Fitness and Setting Goals 7

Chapter 1: Improving Your Financial Literacy 9

Chapter 2: Measuring Your Financial Health 23

Chapter 3: Determining Where Your Money Goes 43

Chapter 4: Establishing and Achieving Goals 55

Part II: Saving More, Spending Less 77

Chapter 5: Dealing with Debt 79

Chapter 6: Reducing Your Spending 99

Chapter 7: Trimming Your Taxes 131

Part III: Building Wealth with Wise Investing 157

Chapter 8: Considering Important Investment Concepts 159

Chapter 9: Understanding Your Investment Choices 187

Chapter 10: Investing in Funds 207

Chapter 11: Registered Retirement Savings Plans 225

Chapter 12: Investing in Retirement Plans 245

Chapter 13: Investing Outside Retirement Plans 259

Chapter 14: Investing for Educational Expenses 277

Chapter 15: Investing in Real Estate: Your Home and Beyond 291

Part IV: Insurance: Protecting What You Have 327

Chapter 16: Insurance: Getting What You Need at the Best Price 329

Chapter 17: Insurance on You: Life, Disability, and Health 347

Chapter 18: Covering Your Assets 365

Part V: Where to Go for More Help 379

Chapter 19: Working with Financial Planners 381

Chapter 20: Using a Computer to Manage Your Money 399

Chapter 21: On Air and in Print 411

Part VI: The Part of Tens 419

Chapter 22: Survival Guide for Ten Life Changes 421

Chapter 23: Ten Tactics to Thwart Identity Theft and Fraud 435

Index 441