Personal Finance, 2e by Walker/Walker offers students an engaging treatment of personal finance, while incorporating unique themes, an application-driven pedagogy, and a definitive action plan. Unlike other texts on the market, it offers a frank and timely discussion of living within one’s means and incorporating personal values and priorities into a personal financial plan. The intent is to help readers set priorities that guide their finances, rather than the other way around. This book establishes a path toward financial freedom that is less about accumulating wealth and more about building a future tailored to individual goals. With Walker/Walker, your future looks bright!
Section One: MONEY $ MONEY $ MONEY $
Chapter 1 Money Matters: Values, Vision, Mission, and You
Chapter 2 Time Value of Money
Chapter 3 Planning and Budgeting
Chapter 4 Financial Instruments and Institutions
Section Two: CREDIT MANAGEMENT
Chapter 5 Consumer Credit: Credit Cards and Student Loans
Chapter 6 Credit Bureau Reports and Identity Theft
Chapter 7 Auto and Home Loans
Chapter 8 Debt, Foreclosure, and Bankruptcy
Section Three: LIMITING YOUR LIABILITY
Chapter 9 Tax Management
Chapter 10 Insurance: Covering Your Assets
Section Four: WEALTH ACCUMULATION
Chapter 11 Investment Basics
Chapter 12 Mutual Funds
Chapter 13 Stocks
Chapter 14 Bonds
Chapter 15 Real Estate Investments
Section Five: PERPETUAL PAYOFFS
Chapter 16 Retirement and Estate Planning
Chapter 17 Financial Planning for Life
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