Personal Finance

Hardcover | January 29, 2014

byJack Kapoor, Les Dlabay, Robert J. Hughes

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The journey to financial freedom starts here! Kapoor/Dlabay/Hughes' market-leading Personal Finance provides practical guidance on how students can achieve peace of mind with regard to their financial situation. It provides many financial planning tools to help students identify and evaluate choices as well as understand the consequences of decisions in terms of opportunity costs. And now, McGraw-Hill's adaptive learning component, LearnSmart, provides assignable modules that help students master chapter core concepts and come to class more prepared. In addition, resources within Connect help students solve financial problems and apply what they've learned. Kapoor's practical resources, comprehensive coverage, and superior pedagogy combine with a complete digital solution to help students achieve higher outcomes in the course.

Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.

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The journey to financial freedom starts here! Kapoor/Dlabay/Hughes' market-leading Personal Finance provides practical guidance on how students can achieve peace of mind with regard to their financial situation. It provides many financial planning tools to help students identify and evaluate choices as well as understand the consequen...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:11.2 × 8.5 × 1.7 inPublished:January 29, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0077861647

ISBN - 13:9780077861643

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Planning Your Personal Finances

1. Personal Finance Basics and the Time Value of Money

Appendix: The Time Value of Money

2. Financial Aspects of Career Planning

Appendix: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews

3. Money Management Strategy: Financial Statements and Budgeting

4. Planning Your Tax Strategy

Part 2 Managing Your Personal Finances

5. Financial Services: Savings Plans and Payment Accounts

6. Introduction to Consumer Credit

7. Choosing a Source of Credit: The Costs of Credit Alternatives

Part 3 Making Your Purchasing Decisions

8. Consumer Purchasing Strategies and Legal Protection

9. The Housing Decision: Factors and Finances

Part 4 Insuring Your Resources

10. Property and Motor Vehicle Insurance

11. Health, Disability, and Long-Term Care Insurance

12. Life Insurance

Part 5 Investing Your Financial Resources

13. Investing Fundamentals

14. Investing in Stocks

15. Investing in Bonds

16. Investing in Mutual Funds

17. Investing in Real Estate and Other Investment Alternatives

Part 6 Controlling Your Financial Future

18. Starting Early: Retirement Planning

19. Estate Planning

Appendixes

Appendix A: Education Financing, Loans, and Scholarships

Appendix B: Financial Planners and Other Information Sources

Appendix C: Consumer Agencies and Organizations

Appendix D: Daily Spending Diary