Personal Finance by Jane KingPersonal Finance by Jane King

Personal Finance

byJane King, Mary Carey

Paperback | March 30, 2017

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Equipping students with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate their personal finances confidently; this book takes the fear out of financial planning. Personal Finance moves through fundamentals, including budgeting and managing debt, before engaging with major issues and life events where financial literacy is key. Pedagogical features including learning objectives, terminology boxes, and examples fully support students in developing theirpractical skills, whilst ponder points and questions encourage the application of these skills when making informed financial decisions. Engaging case studies and extensive examples throughout the text bring the subject to life.The Online Resource Centre to accompany Personal Finance features:For students:- Auto-marked multiple choice questions to accompany each chapter- Up-to-date information on tax, national insurance, and some of the key changes to financial products- Curated links to online sources of further informationFor lecturers:- Two extended case studies to help develop student understanding of how to apply theory to practical, real-world problems- A full set of customisable PowerPoint slides for each chapter- Answers to selected exercises in the text
Jane King is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics at Oxford Brookes. Mary Carey is Former Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Oxford Brookes.
Title:Personal FinanceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:March 30, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198748779

ISBN - 13:9780198748779

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Table of Contents

1. Facing life decisions2. Balancing your personal budget3. Appreciating the limitations of financial regulation4. Managing your debt5. Understanding income tax and national insurance6. Building your savings7. Understanding capital gains tax and inheritance tax8. Investing for the future9. Buying your own home10. Investing in buy-to-let property11. Using insurance to manage your risks12. Planning for your retirement13. Making your will14. Coping in a crisis15. Bringing it all together

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