Personal Finance at Your Fingertips

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Penguin, 2007 - Business & Economics - 418 pages
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One book. All the answers.

As personal finances become more complex, referencing financial information just got easier. This book covers everything an individual needs to know regarding their money, including budgeting; banking; interest rates and mortgages; credit and debt; insurance; estate planning; college financing and student loans; real estate investing; mutual and exchange funds, stocks, and bonds; taxes and shelters; retirement plans (including Social Security), and more.
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Little's no-nonsense manner almost renders this a reference book. But his lack of prose flair is made up for by his clarity. In addition to the basics, he adds sections on debt reduction, vacations ... Read full review

Contents

Personal Finance Planning
1
Budgeting
21
Banking
43
Credit and Debt
71
Housing
95
Automobiles
127
Insurance
139
Taxes
169
Investing in Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds
239
Investing in Stocks
275
Retirement Accounts
349
Estate Planning
367
Appendix A Words to Go Glossary
379
Appendix B Resources
395
Index
401
Copyright

College Financing
189

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About the author (2007)

Ken Little is a veteran financial writer and editor. He is currently the editor of the stocks website for About.com. He was the chief financial writer for Strong Capital Management┬'s website (www.estrong.com). He has written six books on money management and investing, including The Complete Idiot┬'s Guide┬« to Personal Financial Documents, The Pocket Idiot┬'s Guide┬™ to Annuities, Personal Finance Desk Reference, and Alpha Teach Yourself Investing in 24 Hours.

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