From the Back Cover
This new edition taps the power of the Internet to keep you most up-to-date and best prepared to deal with the ever-changing challenges of getting the most for your money. Today as a learning tool, and for years to come as an easy access reference tool, the tect and website---www.wiley.com/college/rosefsky---offer you:
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—RESOURCES: One click and you're at the site you need for in-depth research on selected subjects.
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- A Power Point Presentation containing custom-designed TALKING POINTS—replicas of real-life situations in which you'll confront the pressures of salesperson's quick decision making, of evaluating pros and cons of various opportunities and much more. Thus will stimulate discussion and will enhance your ability to deal with life's financial dilemmas intelligently and sensibly.
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About the Author
After receiving his B.A. degree from Yale and his Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University College of Law, he had a dual career for many years as a lawyer/banker, dealing with his clientele as a "financial problem solver". He then turned his efforts to the mass media to educate a broader audience in personal finance.
Dr. Rosefsky's advice has been nationally syndicated in newspapers, radio and television. He has written ten books and a countless number of articles. He has won the prestigious national John Hancock Award for Excellence in Financial Journalism, and has served on the Board of Governors of the Society of American Business and Economics Writers.
He has created two college-credit educational television courses, "You and the Law," and "Personal Finance" which has been nationally distributed by PBS, and which won an Emmy Award as "Best Instructional Series."
Dr. Rosefsky has taught Business and Economic Reporting at the University of Southern California (USC) School of Journalism, as well as adult extension Financial Planning programs at UCLA, USC, and Coastline Community College. He has lectured extensively throughout the United States and abroad.
He has also developed a leisure career as a travel writer and editor. He was co-founder and editor-in-chief of CruiseNet, a print travel magazine focusing on cruise vacations, and is producing an Internet magazine Life's a Trip. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.