Acknowledged author Ralph R Frasca wrote Personal Finance: An Integrated Planning Approach (8th Edition) comprising 504 pages back in 2008. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0136063039 and 9780136063032. Since then Personal Finance: An Integrated Planning Approach (8th Edition) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $73.25 or rent at the marketplace.
The goal of this book is two-fold. The first is to have readers appreciate the importance of planning and have a basic understanding of planning techniques. The second is to develop readers' abilities to think critically and to make effective decisions. This book covers financial planning including the time value of money, cash management, buying now and paying later, investment basics, stock and bonds, mutual funds, and protecting your income and wealth. For financial advisors/planners and any individual seeking a sound financial plan.