The Mathematics of Personal Finance

A Complete Reference




Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/22/1999

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 396
ISBN : 9781583483787

About the Book

We live in an increasingly complex financial world where we must make personal financial decisions almost daily. Our financial well being depends on it. But where do you look for information to develop the ability to make and monitor your financial decisions? Financial mathematics and its applications are not taught in public schools or even colleges except to business finance and accounting majors.

The Mathematics of Personal Finance fills that gap. It is a complete reference for financial mathematics and its applications. Reading this book will teach you how to analyze almost every type of financial situation you will ever encounter during your financial lifetime. With this knowledge you will be able to:

  • Evaluate your financial options
  • Monitor your financial progress
  • Plan your financial life
  • Ensure you are not being exploited.
In place of guess work or hunches you will be capable of making informed financial decisions. You will be amazed at what The Mathematics of Personal Finance can do for you.

About the Author

Donald E Lutz retired as a Principal Engineer and a Unit Manager in General Electric's Advanced Nuclear Technology Operation in San Jose, California. After studying engineering economics and applying it professionally, he took up personal financial mathematics and economics as a hobby.

A registered professional engineer in the states of California and Illinois, he holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University. He has published many technical papers and magazine articles.