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Understanding the mathematics of personal finance : an introduction to financial literacy

Author: Lawrence N Dworsky
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book provides readers with the tools needed to calculate real costs and profits using various financial instruments.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence N Dworsky
ISBN: 9780470497807 0470497807 9780470538388 0470538384
OCLC Number: 318971496
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Background Mathematics --
Compound Interest --
Loan Amortization and Savings --
mortgages --
Prepayment Penalties --
Credit Cards --
Present Value --
Comparing Loans --
Taxation and Inflation --
Life Insurance --
Annuities --
Reverse Mortagages and Viatical Settlements --
Investing: Risk versus Reward --
Gambling --
Spreadsheet Calculators --
Solutions.
Responsibility: Lawrence N. Dworsky.

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This book explains how the calculations of various financial instruments work and also reviews various analysis tools (primarily the computer spreadsheet) to prepare readers to tackle new situations  Read more...

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