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Personal Finance Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-10625-9
Paperback
312 pages
February 2012
US $19.99 Add to Cart
Introduction 1

Part I: Getting on the Road to Financial Fitness 5

Chapter 1: Exploring Money in Your Life 7

Chapter 2: Getting Your Financial House in Order 21

Chapter 3: Analyzing Your Cash Flow 35

Chapter 4: Turning Your Dreams into Realities 51

Part II: Getting the Most Out of Your Money 69

Chapter 5: Using Credit Wisely 71

Chapter 6: Spending Thoughtfully 83

Chapter 7: Involving Your Family in Personal Finance 97

Chapter 8: Minimizing Taxes 107

Part III: Thinking about the Future 115

Chapter 9: Planning for Big-Ticket Purchases 117

Chapter 10: Saving for Retirement 137

Chapter 11: Funding Your Kids' College Education 151

Chapter 12: Thinking about When You're Gone: Estate Planning 165

Part IV: Building and Managing Wealth 175

Chapter 13: Evaluating Your Current Portfolio 177

Chapter 14: Maximizing Investment Strategies 187

Chapter 15: Finding and Hiring the Right Advisor (If You Need One) 199

Part V: Protecting Your Assets 209

Chapter 16: Managing Risk with Insurance 211

Chapter 17: Exploring Your Health Insurance Options 219

Chapter 18: Figuring Out What Life Insurance You Need 233

Chapter 19: Insuring Your Property 241

Chapter 20: Protecting Your Privacy 253

Part VI: The Part of Tens 261

Chapter 21: Ten Easy Ways to Boost Your Savings 263

Chapter 22: Ten Tips on Getting Organized 267

Chapter 23: Ten Scams to Avoid 271

Chapter 24: Ten or So Types of Insurance You Don't Need to Buy 277

Index 281

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