Securing your financial future : complete personal finance for beginners / Chris Smith.
Author: Smith, Chris, 1955-
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012.
ISBN: 9781442214224 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1442214228 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Description: xii, 327 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject: Finance, Personal.
Contents: pt. 1. The essential concepts. ; The truly amazing power of-- ; Your financial health ; The big picture ; The human factor ; The ultimate acceleration strategy. pt. 2. Building your foundation. Budgeting ; Case study : billy bigshot ; Your cash bucket -- Borrowing, credit and lending ; Taxes, risk management and insurance -- pt. 3. Big ticket items : cars and houses! Cars ; Should you buy a house? ; Buying a house : how the money works ; Case study : mortgageville ; Buying a house : let's do it! -- pt. 4. Long-term investing. Long term investing : introduction ; Simple but not easy ; Your portfolio ; Protecting your investments from taxes ; Long-term investing : let's do it!