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Personal Finance

ISBN-10: 0471393223
ISBN-13: 9780471393221
Edition: 8th 2002
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Description: This guide provides coverage of all basic money management principles. It enables readers to understand not only the implications of far-reaching events but also the fundamental knowledge to navigate the world of personal finance.

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Book details

List price: $141.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/28/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 704
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

This guide provides coverage of all basic money management principles. It enables readers to understand not only the implications of far-reaching events but also the fundamental knowledge to navigate the world of personal finance.

Get the Picture?
Family Economics
The Economy: How It Works and What It Means to You
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
Economic Phenomena that Shape Our Lives
A Serious Game
Fish, Berries, and Logs: Where It All Began
Government Policies
Today's Realities
The Results
Working, Planning, and Budgeting
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
The Role of Work in Your Life
Factors in Choosing Your Work
Financial Records
The Job Quest
Your Work and Income: Protection and Regulation
Success Is What You Make It
The Master Plan
A Goal Worksheet: Here and Now
Shaping Future Goals
The Sources from Which Future Goals Can Be Accomplished
The Financial Statement: A Planning Tool
Some Thoughts on Spending Habits
Sensible Shopping and Spending
This Could Happen to You
The Bad Habits
The Good Habits: Groceries and Toiletries
The Good Habits: Clothing and Accessories
The Good Habits: Major Home Furnishings
Recreation
Frauds and Swindles and How to Avoid Them
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
Barnum Was Right
Bait and Switch
Mail-Order Madness
Frauds on the Street
Frauds in the Home
Home Improvements
Investment Schemes
Leisure and Luxuries
Snake Oil Sam's Miscellanea
What to Do about It
Your Best Defense
Transportation: Buying, Financing, and Insuring Your Cars
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
The Cost of Getting from Point A to Point B
Buying A Car
Financing: Direct versus Through the Dealer
Warranties
Automobile Insurance
Car Pooling
Car Rental
A Roof Over Your Head
Buying a Home
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
The Dilemma
Types of Housing
How to Buy a Dwelling at the Right Price
Making the Purchase
Financing a Home
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
How Home Financing Works
Shopping for Financing: Where to Go, What to Look For
Making the Application
Creative Financing
Tax Complications
Timing, Timing, Timing
Housing Costs and Regulations
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
Property Insurance
The Types of Policies and Coverage
Property Taxes
Utilities
Maintenance and Repairs
Laws Regulating Housing
Renting
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
Pros and Cons of Renting
To Buy or to Rent: A Case History
Shopping for Rentals
The Lease and Its Key Clauses
Month-to-Month Tenancy
Combinations of Leasing and Buying
Rent Laws
Terminating a Lease
Selling Your Home
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
What's Your Home Worth?
Using a Real Estate Agent
Preparing Your Home For Sale
What Financing is Available
Tax Implications When You Sell Your Home
Moving Expenses
Where the Money is
Financial Institutions
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
Your Choices
The Middlemen
The Institutions
Services Available at Financial Institutions
Laws That Govern Financial Institutions and Their Transactions
Credit and Borrowing
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
Buy Now, Pay Later
What Is Credit?
How the Cost of Credit Is Figured
Shopping for Loans
Dos and Don'ts When You Apply for a Loan
Credit Abuses
Cures for Overindebtedness
Discipline
Making Your Money Grow
Making Your Money Grow: An Overview
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
Today Dollars and Tomorrow Dollars
Investment Criteria
Investigation
Sources of Investable Funds
Who Can Help You?
Making Your Money Grow: The Money Market
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
What Is the Money Market?
Types of Money Market Investments
Investing in the Bond Market
Mutual Funds
Other Money Market Opportunities
Making Your Money Grow: The Stock Market
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
A Perspective
Stock Ownership as a Form of Investing
How the Stock Markets Operate
Who Invests in the Stock Market, and What Are They Seeking?
Basic Stock Market Information
Price and Value: What Can Affect the Worth of a Stock?
Mutual Funds in the Stock Market
Online Trading
Choosing Your Broker: A Guide Through the Investment Jungle
Making Your Money Grow: Real Estate and Other Opportunities
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
Myths and Facts about Real Estate Investing
Income-Producing Real Estate
Investing in Vacant Land
"Turnover" Investing
Investing in Mortgages
Group Investing
Investing in Small Businesses
Gambling in Commodities
Foreign Exchange and Deposits
Precious Metals
Strategic Metals
Gemstones
Collectibles
Television "Investment Opportunities"
Private Lending
Knowledge
Protecting What You Work for
Life, Health, and Income Insurance
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
Coping with Risk
Why Life Insurance?
The Basic Elements of Life Insurance
Buying Life Insurance: Who Needs It, and How Much?
Insurance When the Risk Might Not Occur
Health Insurance
Health Care Checklists
Income Insurance
Financial Planning for Later Years
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
If Not for Yourself, Then for Your Parents
Reaching Financial Maturity
Financial Arrangements For The Later Years
Tax and Pension Laws: How They Affect the Rights of Workers and Retirees
Do-It-Yourself Pensions: IRAs, Keoghs and 401(k)s
Pensions and Taxes
One Final Caution
Estate Planning
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
If Not for You, Then for Your Parents
Unexpected Problems
What Is an Estate?
What Is Estate Planning?
The Rights Involved in Estate Planning
The Language of Estate Planning
The Will
Other Devices for Passing on Accumulated Wealth
How to Proceed
What Should Your Estate Plan Accomplish?
How Estate Taxes Work
Income Taxes
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
Be Prepared
The Importance of Knowing about Income Taxes
The Basic Concept of Income Taxes
Tax-Cutting Strategies
Filing Your Return
What Happens to Your Return? Examinations and Audits
Working for Yourself
This Could Happen to You
What You Need to Know
When Is a Good Time to Start a New Venture?
Taking the Leap
The Start-up Choices of Your Venture
Where Will the Money Come From?
Nit-Picked to Death by Regulations?
Where to Get Help: The F.A.I.L.-Safe Team and the M and Ms
Glossary
Index

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