Category Archives: Ch. 3, Time Value of Money

Class Discussion: Is it time to start saving for retirement?

There isn’t much in the book, Personal Finance, Turning Money into Wealth that doesn’t touch on retirement.  Not only is Chapter 16, Retirement Planning devoted to retirement, much of what we do when we discuss investments in Chapters 11 through … Continue reading

Posted in Ch. 3, Time Value of Money, Ch.16, Retirement Planning | Tagged , , ,

Personal Finance in the News & Class Assignment: 30-Year Mortgage Rates Fall Below 4%

In Chapter 8 we discuss home buying and taking out a mortgage, and we use the techniques we developed in Chapter 3 to calculate our mortgage payments.  As we learned in those chapters, how large your mortgage payments are depends … Continue reading

Posted in Ch. 3, Time Value of Money, Ch. 8, Home and Auto | Tagged , , ,

So You’re in College – Is it too early to start thinking about retirement?

If you’re a college student, saving for your retirement probably doesn’t sound all that exciting – in fact, if you’re like most college students, the extent of most of your planning is focused only a week or two ahead.  After … Continue reading

Posted in Ch. 3, Time Value of Money, Ch.16, Retirement Planning | Tagged , ,