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Personal Finance

Reading materials for Personal Finance

Personal Finance
Rachel Siegel and Carol Yacht

Publication Date: December 2009

License: Creative Commons
Flat World Knowledge
ISBN 13: (B & W): 978-0-9823618-6-3
ISBN 13 (Color): 978-1-936126-19-4


Unit 1- Personal Financial Planning
Chapter 1

Unit 2-
Basic Finance and Financial Statements
Unit 3-
Evaluating Choices: Time, Risk & Value
Unit 4-
Financial Plans: Budgets
Unit 5-
Consumers Strategies
Unit 6-
Personal Risk Management: Insurance and Retirement Planning
Unit 7-
Investing Basics
Unit 8-
Investing in Mutual Funds, Commodities, Real Estate & Collectibles
Unit 9-
Final Examination

Personal Finance by Rachel Siegel and Carol Yacht is a comprehensive Personal Finance text which includes a wide range of pedagogical aids to keep students engaged and instructors on track.

If you would like to hear Rachel talk about her book, and the Personal Finance course listen here to her podcast.

This book is arranged by learning objectives. The headings, summaries, reviews, and problems all link together via the learning objectives. This helps instructors to teach what they want, and to assign the problems that correspond to the learning objectives covered in class.

Personal Finance includes personal finance planning problems with links to solutions, and personal application exercises, with links to their associated worksheet(s) or spreadsheet(s). In addition, the text boasts a large number of links to videos, podcasts, experts’ tips or blogs, and magazine articles to illustrate the practical applications for concepts covered in the text.