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The American College, premier publisher of distance-learning materials for the financial services field, has created a wide range of textbooks and other learning materials on general financial planning, life insurance, estate planning, income taxation, retirement planning, pension administration, health care, employee benefits, executive compensation, and more.


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Fundamentals of Investments for Financial Planning

Author

Walt J. Woerheide


Covers various aspects of the principles of investments and their application to financial planning. Discusses risk analysis and risk and return computations. Looks at stocks, bonds, investment companies, options, and futures contracts. Includes an extended discussion of tax issues in investing, as well as of issues in the practice of portfolio management, including strategic and tactical asset allocation. Provides many examples of ethical and practical issues in managing a client's portfolio.


7th edition, ©2013

Price: $120

Item Code: HS328-7



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