Managing Your Personal Finances, 7th Edition
- Joan S. Ryan
- Christie Ryan
- ISBN-10: 1305076818
- ISBN-13: 9781305076815
- 720 Pages | Hardcover
- Previous Editions: 2010, 2006, 2002
- COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published
While focusing on the student's role as citizen, student, family member, consumer, and active participant in the business world, MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL FINANCES 7E informs students of their various financial responsibilities. This comprehensive text provides opportunities for self-awareness, expression, and satisfaction in a highly technical and competitive society. Students discover new ways to maximize their earning potential, develop strategies for managing their resources, explore skills for the wise use of credit, and gain insight into the different ways of investing money. Written specifically for high school students, special sections in each chapter hold student interest by focusing on current trends and issues consumers face in the marketplace.
"I feel that the book covers ALL necessary materials that I currently try to cover and it does it, not only by having them read, but by prompting them to think critically, as well as having them look at all viewpoints when making a decision."
— Lawrence Sakalas, Southgate Anderson High School, Southgate, MI
UNIT I: MANAGING MONEY.
1. Careers in the Digital Age.
2. Pay, Benefits, and Work.
3. Income Tax.
4. Budgets and Records.
5. Checking and Banking.
6. Saving for the Future.
UNIT II: MANAGING CREDIT.
7. Credit in America.
8. Credit Records and Laws.
9. Costs of Credit.
10. Problems with Credit.
UNIT III: MANAGING RESOURCES.
11. Personal Decision Making.
12. Renting a Residence.
13. Buying a Home.
14. Buying and Owning a Vehicle.
15. Family Decisions.
UNIT IV: PROVIDING FINANCIAL SECURITY.
16. Investing for the Future.
17. Investing In Stocks.
Stock Market Simulation.
18. Bond Markets.
19. Mutual Funds, Real Estate, and Other Choices.
20. Retirement and Estate Planning.
UNIT V: RISK MANAGEMENT.
21. Introduction to Risk Management.
22. Property and Liability Insurance.
23. Health and Life Insurance.
UNIT VI: CONSUMER RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
24. Role of Consumers in a Market Economy.
25. Consumer Protection.
26. Dispute Resolution.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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