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Managing Your Personal Finances

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ISBN-10: 0538699582

ISBN-13: 9780538699587

Edition: 4th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Joan Ryan

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Inform your students of their financial responsibilities as citizens, students, family members, consumers, and active participants in the business world. The new edition of Managing Your Personal Finances 4E will provide them with opportunities for self-awareness, expression, and satisfaction in a highly technical and competitive society. Discover new ways to maximize earning potential, develop strategies for managing resources, explore skills for the wise use of credit, and gain insight into the different ways of investing money
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Book details

List price: $128.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 10/5/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 928
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.422
Language: English

Career Decisions
Choosing Your Career
Considering Careers
The Challenge of Change
Planning Your Career
Finding a Good Career Fit
Finding Career Opportunities
Getting the Job
Getting an Interview
Applying, Interviewing, and Following Up
Adapting to Your Job
Communicating in the Work Environment
Keeping Your Job
Work-Related Forms and Laws
Responsibilities on the Job
Money Management
Pay, Benefits, and Working Conditions
Understanding Pay, Benefits, and Incentives
Work Arrangements and Organizations
Federal Income Tax
Our Tax System
Filing Tax Returns
Budgets and Financial Records
Budgeting and Record Keeping
Legal Documents and Filing Systems
Checking Accounts and Other Banking Services
Checking Accounts
Other Banking Services and Fees
Financial Security
Saving for the Future
Saving for the Future
Savings Options, Features, and Plans
Investing for Your Future
Investing Fundamentals
Exploring Investment Options
Investing in Stocks
Evaluating Stocks
Buying and Selling Stock
Investing in Bonds
Characteristics of Bonds
Buying and Selling Bonds
Investing in Mutual Funds, Real Estate, and Other Alternatives
Investing in Mutual Funds
Investing in Real Estate
Other Investment Choices
Retirement and Estate Planning
Planning for Retirement
Saving for Retirement
Credit Management
Credit in America
What is Credit?
Types and Sources of Credit
Credit Records and Laws
Establishing Good Credit
Credit Ratings and Legal Protection
Responsibilities and Costs of Credit
Using Credit Responsibly
Analyzing and Computing Credit Costs
Problems with Credit
Getting Unstuck
Reconsidering Bankruptcy
Resource Management
Personal Decision Making
Making Better Decisions
Spending Habits
Renting a Residence
Housing Decisions
The Rental Process
Buying a Home
Why Buy a Home?
The Home-Buying Process
Buying and Caring for a Vehicle
Buying a Vehicle
Maintaining Your Vehicle
Family Decisions
Family Plans and Goals
Dealing with Life's Uncertainties
Risk Management
Introduction to Risk Management
What Is Insurance?
Risk Management
Property and Liability Insurance
Property Insurance
Automobile and Umbrella Insurance
Health and Life Insurance
Health Insurance
Disability and Life Insurance
Consumer Rights and Responsibilities
Role of Consumers in a Free Enterprise System
Our Free Enterprise System
Consumer Problems
Consumer Protection
Laws to Protect Consumers
Agencies to Protect Consumers
Dispute Resolution
The Legal System
Other Ways to Seek Redress
1040EZ Tax Tables
1040A Tax Tables