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Overview

Produced in conjunction with the National Association of Investors Corporation (NAIC), INVESTING IN YOUR FUTURE teaches students a step-by-step method of approaching smart saving and investing. Topics include everything from certificates of deposit to mutual funds and stocks. Students learn how to analyze the value of stocks and appreciate the importance of investing for the future.

1. PLAN FOR LIFE.
The Importance of Planning. Develop a Career Plan. Make a Budget. Manage Your Money.
2. INVESTMENT POWER.
The Power of Investing. The Corporation. The Investment Supermarket. Buying and Selling Stock. Stock Market Literacy.
3. MUTUAL INTERESTS.
Mutual Funds. Investigate Mutual Funds. Choose Mutual Funds.
4. THE BIG PICTURE.
Plugging the Leaks. Protecting Yourself. A Car and a House.
5. INVESTOR BLUEPRINT.
Investment Principles. Searching for Companies to Buy. The Annual Report. Income Statement and Balance Sheet.
6. PLOTTING THE PAST.
Stock Selection Guide Overview. Plotting the Data. Trend Lines and Growth Rates.
7. PROJECTING THE FUTURE.
Evaluate Management. Estimate Future Growth Rates. Price-Earnings History. Evaluate Risk and Reward.
8. THE BOTTOM LINE.
The Five-Year Potential. Make Your Decision.
9. JUDGEMENT CALLS.
Apply Your Judgment to the SSG. Guidelines for Selling Stocks.

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  • ISBN-10: 1133466893
  • ISBN-13: 9781133466895
  • STARTING AT $12.49

  • ISBN-10: 0538438819
  • ISBN-13: 9780538438810
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $41.00
  • RETAIL $54.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Video

ISBN: 9780538438865
This Video explains BetterInvesting’s Stock Selection Guide system. Help make better-informed investment decisions with this popular analytical investment guide on video.

Module

ISBN: 9780538438858
Includes Annotated Instructor’s Edition, ExamView, Instructor’s Resource CD, and the Video.

Instructor's Resource CD

ISBN: 9780538438841
Includes lesson plans and PowerPoint slides.

ExamView

ISBN: 9780538438834
Electronic Assessment Software which allows the instructor to create their own tests by using the test questions already on the CD or adding questions of their own.

Annotated Instructor's Edition

ISBN: 9780538438827
Contains marginal notes for suggested teaching strategies using sound investment practices.