Personal Finance with Connect
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Part 1 Planning Your Personal Finances

1. Personal Finance Basics and the Time Value of Money

Appendix: The Time Value of Money

2. Financial Aspects of Career Planning

Appendix: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews

3. Money Management Strategy: Financial Statements and Budgeting

4. Planning Your Tax Strategy

Part 2 Managing Your Personal Finances

5. Financial Services: Savings Plans and Payment Accounts

6. Introduction to Consumer Credit

7. Choosing a Source of Credit: The Costs of Credit Alternatives

Part 3 Making Your Purchasing Decisions

8. Consumer Purchasing Strategies and Legal Protection

9. The Housing Decision: Factors and Finances

Part 4 Insuring Your Resources

10. Property and Motor Vehicle Insurance

11. Health, Disability, and Long-Term Care Insurance

12. Life Insurance

Part 5 Investing Your Financial Resources

13. Investing Fundamentals

14. Investing in Stocks

15. Investing in Bonds

16. Investing in Mutual Funds

17. Investing in Real Estate and Other Investment Alternatives

Part 6 Controlling Your Financial Future

18. Starting Early: Retirement Planning

19. Estate Planning


Appendix A: Education Financing, Loans, and Scholarships

Appendix B: Financial Planners and Other Information Sources

Appendix C: Consumer Agencies and Organizations

Appendix D: Daily Spending Diary