Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9780070667679

ISBN-10 0070667675


Edition 8th
Number of Pages 795 Pages
Language (English)


Personal Finance is the #1 market-leading Personal Finance text. It provides comprehensive coverage of personal financial planning in the areas of money management, career planning, taxes, consumer credit, housing and other consumer decisions, legal protection, insurance, investments, retirement planning, and estate planning. The goal of this text is to teach students the fundamentals of financial planning so they can make informed choices related to spending, saving, borrowing, and investing that lead to long-term financial security. Personal Finance, 8/e provides many financial planning tools using a step-by-step approach to help students identify and evaluate choices as well as understand the consequences of decisions in terms of opportunity costs Key Features End of chapter material includes a Summary of Objectives, Key Terms with page references, Financial Planning Problems, Financial Planning Activities, Financial Planning Case, Video Case, Internet Connection, Creating a Financial Plan, and the new Continuing Case. Key formulas are provided in appropriate chapters. These provide students with ample opportunity to apply and practice the content learned in each chapter. 4-color design motivates your students to read the text, and is applied thoughtfully to help students make the most of the many pedagogical aids used throughout the text. Every chapter includes a Video Case. The instructor can show the video segment in class (each segment is about 5-10 minutes long perfect for discussion launchers!) and then use the Video Case questions at the end of the chapters for class discussion. These cases are another way to help students analyze financial situations. "FYI" boxes refer students to where they can find additional information on a topic being discussed in the narrative of the chapter, such as in an appendix, another chapter, or a website. "Advice from a Pro "boxes present personal finance issues and tips from the field to help students connect the textbook to their own personal financial situation. "Did You Know? "boxes contain the latest facts, information and financial planning assistance available. These are short but useful boxes that have proven popular among faculty and students alike

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