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Personal Financial Literacy

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ISBN-10: 0538444525

ISBN-13: 9780538444521

Edition: 2008

Authors: Joan S. Ryan

List price: $115.95
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Learn how to plan and manage your personal finances, achieve a financially successful life, and take responsibility as a citizen. PERSONAL FINANCIAL LITERACY is aligned with the Jump$tart Coalition's National Standards for Personal Financial Literacy. The personal focus of this course makes it relevant and meaningful to all; in particular, to those just starting down the path to personal financial independence.
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Book details

List price: $115.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 1/23/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.332

Joan Ryan, M.B.A., Ph.D., C.M.A., has taught personal finance for over 20 years. She began at Willamette High School in Eugene, Oregon, where this textbook was initially developed and tested. After four years there, she taught in the business department at Lane Community College (also in Eugene) for 12 years. After eight years at Clackamas Community College, she was department chair for the next six years. Then she resumed teaching accounting, personal finance, and business law, retiring from full-time teaching in 2014. She also is a C.M.A. (certified management accountant), a state-certified mediator, and adjunct faculty at Clackamas Community College and Portland State University in the…    

Choices That Affect Income
Income Sources
Income and Purchasing Power
Financial Decisions and Planning
Banking Procedures
Personal Risk Management
Buying Decisions
Paying for Credit
Credit Problems and Laws
Understanding Saving and Investing
Saving and Investing Options
Buying and Selling Investments