- STAFF PICKS
- GIFTS + GIFT CARDS
- SELL BOOKS
- FIND A STORE
Ships in 1 to 3 days
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Personal Finance - Text With Workbook (4TH 07 - Old Edition)by Arthur Keown
Synopses & ReviewsPlease note that used books may not include additional media (study guides, CDs, DVDs, solutions manuals, etc.) as described in the publisher comments.
Personal Finance: Turning Money into Wealth, Fifth Edition empowers the student, through the presentation of the ten fundamental principles of personal finance, to successfully make and carry out a plan for their financial future. Throughout the rest of their lives, students will have the ability to drawn upon the ten principles of personal finance to help them effectively deal with an ever-changing financial environment.
Streamlined, graphic rich content in the fifth edition better reflects the students’ learning styles and changes in the financial environment. In this edition, the book now focuses on the “need to know” foundations of personal finance with a greater emphasis placed on providing more graphics in the form of flow charts, pie charts, and bar graphs.
The Ten Principles of Finance now mirrors the text and the part openers discuss how specific principles relate to the chapters in that part.
New Appendix: Your Financial Plan guides the student through a series of exercises, which utilize the worksheets (available in the workbook and online), and will generate a very basic financial plan to help explore where they are today and where they can anticipate being in the future.
The Personal Finance Workbook contains a section on how to use a financial calculator as well as tear-out worksheets which provide a step-by-step analysis to be used with homework assignments or to guide students through actual decisions. Every worksheet is also available electronically on the book website.
Easy-to-follow advice-the proactive checklists, which appear throughout the text, serve as a useful learning tool for students. These boxes identify areas of concern and questions to be asked when buying a car, getting insurance, investing in mutual funds, and performing other personal finance tasks
KEY BENEFIT: Through the presentation of the Ten Fundamental Principles of Personal Finance, this text empowers readers with the knowledge they need to successfully make and carry out a plan for their own financial future.
FINANCIAL PLANNING; MANAGING YOUR MONEY; PROTECTING YOURSELF WITH INSRUANCE; MANAGING YOUR INVESTMENTS; LIFE CYCLE ISSUES
MARKET: This text’s easy-to-read and relatable pop-culture references make it a must have for those who want to master their own finances.
Teaching the readers how to manage their personal finances, this book concentrates on the fundamentals and underlying principles of personal finance, rather than focusing on equations and specific tools that are more easily forgotten. Building on 15 fundamental principles of personal finance, the book helps the readers develop an intuitive understanding not only of the process of financial planning, but also the logic that drives it. This book starts with the basics of financial planning and goes on to such topics as managing your money, protecting yourself, managing your investments, and handling life changes. For financial planners and analysts, or those interested in personal finance management.
About the Author
Arthur J. Keown is the R. B. Pamplin Professor of Finance at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He received his bachelor’s degree from Ohio Wesleyan University, his M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, and his doctorate from Indiana University. An award-winning teacher, he is a member of the Academy of Teaching Excellence at Virginia Tech, has received five Certificates of Teaching Excellence, the W. E. Wine Award for Teaching Excellence, and the Alumni Teaching Excellence Award, and in 1999 received the Outstanding Faculty Award from the State of Virginia. Professor Keown is widely published in academic journals. His work has appeared in The Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, The Journal of Financial Research, the Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Management, the Journal of Portfolio Management, and many others. Two of his books are widely used in college finance classes all over the country—Financial Management and Foundations of Finance: The Logic and Practice of Financial Management. Professor Keown is Fellow of Decision Sciences Institute and former head of the finance department. In addition, he has served as the co-editor of The Journal of Financial Research, and has served the Financial Management Association’s Survey and Synthesis Series. He was recently inducted into Ohio Wesleyan’s Athletic Hall of Fame and lives with his wife and two children in Blacksburg, Virginia, where he collects original art from Mad Magazine.
Table of Contents
ParT 1: Financial Planning
1. The Financial Planning Process
2. Measuring Your Financial Health and Making a Plan
3. Understanding the Time Value of Money
4. Tax Planning and Strategies
PART2: Managing Your Money
5. Cash or Liquid Asset Management
6. Using Credit Cards: The Role of Open Credit
7. Using Consumer Loans: The Role of Planned Borrowing
#LINK Part 3: Protecting Yourself with Insurance 9. Life and Health Insurance 10. Property and Liability Insurance PArt 4: Managing your Investments 11. Investment Basics 12. Securities Markets 13. Investing in Stocks 14. Investing in Bonds and Other Alternatives 15. Mutual Funds: An Easy Way to Diversify Part5: Life Cycle Issues 16. Retirement Planning 17. Estate Planning: Saving Your Heirs Money and Headaches 18. Fitting the Pieces Together
Part 3: Protecting Yourself with Insurance
9. Life and Health Insurance
10. Property and Liability Insurance
PArt 4: Managing your Investments
11. Investment Basics
12. Securities Markets
13. Investing in Stocks
14. Investing in Bonds and Other Alternatives
15. Mutual Funds: An Easy Way to Diversify
Part5: Life Cycle Issues
16. Retirement Planning
17. Estate Planning: Saving Your Heirs Money and Headaches
18. Fitting the Pieces Together
What Our Readers Are Saying
Other books you might like