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Personal Finance For Canadians For Dummies, 4th Edition

Personal Finance For Canadians For Dummies, 4th Edition

Eric Tyson, Tony Martin

ISBN: 978-0-470-67680-6

Jun 2010

456 pages

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Take control of your finances!

The latest on how to save more, invest wisely, and plan for the future.

Do you need help managing your financial priorities? Relax! This friendly guide give you just the information you need to take control of your finances and make the most of your money. Whatever your income level, whatever you financial goals, the updated edition of this national bestseller is the Canadian sourcebook of sound financial planning.

Discover how to:

  • Get out - and stay out - of consumer debt.
  • Reduce your spending
  • Save more of what you earn
  • Make profitable investments
  • Buy insurance coverage that's right for you
  • Select the best financial advisers

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Praise for Personal Finance for Canadians For Dummies®

"One of the most comprehensive and readable guides available on the subject." - Calgary Herald

"Packed with useful information, all presented in bite-sized segments in a clear, uncluttered format." - Toronto Star

"Reaches out to everyday readers with straightforward tips and an easy-to-read format." - Ottawa Citizen


Part I: Assessing Your Financial Fitness and Setting Goals.

Chapter 1: Improving Your Financial Fitness.

Chapter 2: Setting and Achieving Goals.

Part II: Saving More, Spending Less.

Chapter 3: Determining Where Your Money Goes.

Chapter 4: Conquering Debt and Credit Problems.

Chapter 5: Reducing Your Spending.

Chapter 6: Taming Taxes.

Part III: Building Wealth through Investing.

Chapter 7: Important Investment Concepts.

Chapter 8: Choosing Your Investment Vehicles.

Chapter 9: Investing in Mutual Funds.

Chapter 10: Registered Retirement Savings Plans.

Chapter 11: Investing in Retirement Plans.

Chapter 12: Investing Outside Retirement Plans.

Chapter 13: Investing for Education Expenses.

Chapter 14: Investing in Real Estate.

Part IV: Insurance: Protecting What You’ve Got.

Chapter 15: Insurance: Getting What You Need at the Best Price.

Chapter 16: Insurance on You: Life, Disability, and Health.

Chapter 17: Covering Your Assets.

Part V: Where to Go for More Help.

Chapter 18: Working with Financial Planners.

Chapter 19: Computer Money Management.

Chapter 20: On Air and in Print.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Survival Guide for Ten Life Changes.

Chapter 22: Ten Things More Important Than Money.