Personal finance / Miranda Herbert Ferrara and Michele P. LaMeau, project editors.
Contributor(s): Ferrara, Miranda Herbert | LaMeau, Michele P | Gale (Firm)Series: Life and career skills series ; volume 1; Gale eBooksPublisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, Cengage Learning, Copyright date: �2015Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 394 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)Content type: text | text Media type: computer | computer Carrier type: online resource | online resourceISBN: 9781410317674Subject(s): Finance, PersonalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Personal finance.DDC classification: 332.024 LOC classification: HG179 | .P37457 2015Online resources: Available online to NMC users; click to view.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Personal decision making and shopping -- Common concerns -- How to pay for everyday purchases -- Why people go into debt -- Types of loans -- Sources of loans -- Too much debt -- Saving and investing money -- Reasons for saving and investing -- Types of investment and savings options -- Insurance and government protection -- Types of insurance -- Government insurance and protection programs.
This book guides readers in making prudent decisions about spending, saving, and borrowing, walking them through major life events, such as buying or renting a home, purchasing or leasing a car, and saving for college and retirement. It also offers practical guidance about purchasing insurance, applying for government benefits, and being an informed consumer.
Description based on print version record.