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Personal Finance https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0077861728.jpeg 2 2017 9780077861728 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!
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Personal Finance

Personal Finance, 2nd Edition

ISBN10: 0077861728 | ISBN13: 9780077861728
By Robert Walker, Kristy Walker

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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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About the Author

Robert Walker

Robert B. Walker Bob works at the University of Iowa, Tippie College of Business in the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, where he teaches students to pursue their passions and turn those passions into profit. He received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Miami University, an MBA from the University of Iowa, and a PhD from Iowa State University. He spent 18 years working in community banks before starting his own consulting practice. During this time, he was the Executive Director of the East Central Iowa Chapter of the American Institute of Banking, a division of the American Bankers Association. He taught for nine years at Kirkwood Community College as Banking and Finance Coordinator and for five years at Mount Mercy University as Department Chair before returning to the University of Iowa, his Alma mater. Dr. Walker served on the Associates Degree Board of Commissioners for the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP) and was actively involved in Kirkwood Community College’s initial ACBSP accreditation. He was a Sam M. Walton fellow at Kirkwood Community College, starting the school’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team and is currently lead Sam M. Walton Fellow for the University of Iowa’s Enactus team. He is also faculty adviser at the University of Iowa for the Sigma Nu Tau entrepreneurial honors society and I-Envision, the University

Kristy Walker

Kristy P. Walker is a Lecturer in the Department of Management Sciences, at the University of Iowa, Tippie College of Business. She has also served as Adjunct Associate Professor for the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa and the Community Chief Information Officer for the University of Iowa Health Venture, a nonprofit corporation organized and operated to support the clinical, research, and academic missions of UI Health Care. She received her bachelor’s degree in computer science and an MBA from the University of Iowa. She has publications with the Journal of American Medical Record Association and proceedings from the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). She has served on the State of Iowa Electronic Health Information Advisory Council and as the Advocacy Chair and President Elect on the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Iowa Chapter Board.

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