Personal Finance

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byRobert Walker, Kristy Walker

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This new book offers students a comprehensive and engaging treatment of personal finance, while incorporating unique themes, an application-driven pedagogy, and a definitive action plan. Unlike other texts on the market, it offers a frank and timely discussion of living within one’s means and incorporating personal values and priorities into a personal financial plan. The intent is to help readers set priorities that guide their finances, rather than the other way around. This book establishes a path toward financial freedom that is less about accumulating wealth and more about building a future tailored to individual goals. With Walker/Walker, your future looks bright!

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This new book offers students a comprehensive and engaging treatment of personal finance, while incorporating unique themes, an application-driven pedagogy, and a definitive action plan. Unlike other texts on the market, it offers a frank and timely discussion of living within one’s means and incorporating personal values and prioritie...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.8 × 8.6 × 0.8 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0073530654

ISBN - 13:9780073530659

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Table of Contents

Section One: MONEY $ MONEY $ MONEY $

Chapter 1 Money Matters: Values, Vision, Mission, and You

Chapter 2 Time Value of Money

Chapter 3 Planning and Budgeting

Chapter 4 Financial Instruments and Institutions

Section Two: CREDIT MANAGEMENT

Chapter 5 Consumer Credit: Credit Cards and Student Loans

Chapter 6 Credit Bureau Reports and Identity Theft

Chapter 7 Auto and Home Loans

Chapter 8 Debt, Foreclosure, and Bankruptcy

Section Three: LIMITING YOUR LIABILITY

Chapter 9 Tax Management

Chapter 10 Insurance: Covering Your Assets

Section Four: WEALTH ACCUMULATION

Chapter 11 Investment Basics

Chapter 12 Mutual Funds

Chapter 13 Stocks

Chapter 14 Bonds

Chapter 15 Real Estate Investments

Section Five: PERPETUAL PAYOFFS

Chapter 16 Retirement and Estate Planning

Chapter 17 Financial Planning for Life