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Moneymatics : where money and mathematics meet

Bernard L. Dillard (Author)
"Moneymatics: Where Money and Mathematics Meet emanates from the sincere concern for the level of basic financial illiteracy among college students. It is discouraging that very few mechanisms are in place to educate today's college student about money management and its role in fostering a healthy spending and saving diet. This textbook serves as a spark in the lives of college students and piques their interest to pursue an understanding of the presented concepts even more. Through a deliberate and joint effort, students can be equipped with the weapons they need to combine their love for money with their passion for mathematics or, Moneymatics"--Publisher's description
Print Book, English, 2018
Revised first edition
Kendall Hunt, Dubuque, IA, 2018
Popular works
xxi, 228 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
9781524949822, 1524949825
PrefaceDisclaimerDeveloping a Mathematically Based Course in Financial Literacy at the College LevelAbout the AuthorAsset One: Algebra in a Flash: A Review1.1 Linear Equations1.2 Exponential EquationsAsset Two: Interest and Savings2.1 The Notion of Interest2.2 Simple Interest2.3 Compound Interest2.4 Continuous Compound InterestAsset Three: Present Value of an Annuity3.1 College Students and Credit Scores3.2 Annuities Defined3.3 Repaying Your Student Loans3.4 Your First Car3.5 Crunching the Credit Card Numbers3.6 Financing a Home: The American Dream ...Or Is It?3.7 Equity in the Home-Ownership EquationAsset Four: Future Value of an Annuity4.1 Annuities Revisited4.2 Never Too Young to Think About Retirement4.3 Finding TimeAsset Five: Budgeting and Taxation5.1 Needs vs. Wants5.2 Obtaining Freedom Through Budgeting5.3 Where Did My Dough Go?!5.4 Understanding Your Tax Bracket: Federal and State Obligations5.5 Punching Uncle Sam in the Gut!Asset Six: Linear Regression6.1 Simple Linear Regression6.2 Multiple Linear Regression6.3 Regression Analysis in ExcelAsset Seven: Stocks and Time Series7.1 Stocks and Shares and Bears ...Oh My!7.2 Stocks as a Bridge to Retirement Wealth7.3 Choosing a Stock to Invest In: A Look at One Strategy7.4 Smoothing and Predicting Stocks with Time Series7.5 Time Series Analysis in Excel?Solutions to Odd-Numbered Student ExercisesIndex
Includes index
"With Excel"-- At head of title