The Personal Finance Calculator: How to Calculate the Most Important Financial Decisions in Your…

Paperback | April 1, 2003

byEsme Faerber

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Today's most clear-cut guide for understanding and making everyday financial decisions

Is it better to buy or lease a car? How does one calculate an investment return? For that matter, what exactly is an investment return? The Personal Finance Calculator provides noncomplex tools and calculations for assessing current personal wealth, determining how much debt is too much debt, understanding credit card interest rates, and more.

Written by Esme Faerber, a McGraw-Hill author renowned for simplifying complex finance topics and explaining their use, this clear, concise book explains simple steps for getting one's financial life in order and saving money over both the short and long term. Readers will learn how to:

  • Keep investment costs from undercutting overall returns
  • Use the popular "Rule of 72" to estimate investment growth
  • Determine how much money they will need for retirement

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Today's most clear-cut guide for understanding and making everyday financial decisionsIs it better to buy or lease a car? How does one calculate an investment return? For that matter, what exactly is an investment return? The Personal Finance Calculator provides noncomplex tools and calculations for assessing current personal wealth, d...

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The no-nonsense guide to making the best financial decisions, from buying a car to saving for retirementThe first step in building financial security is to get a handle on your personal finances--from credit card balances and car payments to savings and investment plans. The Personal Finance Calculator is designed to help you do just t...

Esme Faerber, C.P.A. is professor of business and accounting at Rosemont College. She is the author of numerous popular books for individual investors, including All About Stocks and All About Bonds, and Bond Mutual Funds.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.78 inPublished:April 1, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071393900

ISBN - 13:9780071393904

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