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					Chapter 16

             Money Management
             and Financial
             Planning



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                 Personal Financial
                 Statements
Goals:
 Explain the basics of money management.
 Create a personal balance sheet.
 Develop a personal cash flow statement.


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Key Terms
 Money management
 Personal assets
 Net worth
 Cash flow statement




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MONEY MANAGEMENT
BASICS
 Refers to the day-to-day financial activities
  associated with using limited income to
  satisfy your unlimited needs and wants
 Involves getting the most for your money
  through careful planning, saving, and
  spending
 Involves making and using a plan for
  spending

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SUCCESSFUL MONEY
MANAGERS
 Set goals
 Make wise decisions
 Buy wisely
 Live within their income




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Checkpoint >>

What are some characteristics of a wise money
manager?
Answer
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 PERSONAL
 BALANCE SHEET
 Balance Sheet – a record of assets and
  liabilities at a point in time.
 3 parts:
     Assets   – things you own
     Liabilities – things you owe
     Net Worth – aka - “owner’s equity” – overall
      value after subtracting liabilities from assets
          The money that could be claimed if all liabilities were
           paid and assets were sold for cash.
     Assets    – Liabilities = Net Worth
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Sample Personal Balance Sheet




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Checkpoint >>

What are three main categories of a personal balance
sheet?
Answer
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PERSONAL CASH
FLOW STATEMENT
   3 parts:
     Cash  inflows –money you have available to
      spend from income, interest earned from
      checking or savings account, etc.
     Cash outflows – aka “expenditures” – money
      spent for living costs, transportation,
      entertainment, etc.
     Cash inflows – cash outflows = net cash flow


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Sample
Personal
Cash Flow
Statement




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Checkpoint >>

What do cash outflows represent?
Answer
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16-2


                   Budgeting
                   Techniques
Goals:
 Identify purposes of a budget.
 Describe steps for preparing a budget.
 Describe characteristics of successful budgeting.


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Key Terms
 fixed expenses
 variable expenses
 allowance
 budget variance




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Purpose of a Budget:
To help you:
 Live within your income
 Achieve your financial goals
 Buy wisely
 Avoid credit problems
 Plan for financial emergencies
 Develop good money management skills



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Checkpoint >>

What are the main purposes of a budget?
Answer
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Expenses
   Fixed –
     Examples – rent, mortgage, insurance, loan
      payments, etc.
   Variable
     Examples  – food, clothing, utilities, cell phone,
      medical, etc.

     Allowance – the amount of money you plan to
      use for savings and other expenses.
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THE BUDGET PROCESS
   Set financial goals          BUDGET CATEGORIES
                                  Savings
   Plan budget categories        Food
   Maintain financial records    Clothing
                                  Household
   Evaluate your budget          Transportation
                                  Health and
                                   personal care
                                  Recreation
                                   and education
                                  Gifts and contributions



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Sample Family Budget




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Checkpoint >>

What are eight commonly used budget categories?
Answer
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CHARACTERISTICS OF
AN EFFECTIVE BUDGET
 Must be realistic
 Should be flexible
 Should be evaluated regularly
 Must be well planned and clearly
  communicated
 Should have a simple format



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Sample Income and Expense Record




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Checkpoint >>

What are five characteristics of an effective budget?
Answer
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16-3


                   Your Financial
                   Future
Goals:
 Describe the financial planning process.
 Explain actions for implementing a financial plan.
 Identify actions for reviewing a financial plan.


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Key Terms
 financial plan
 individual retirement account (IRA)
 estate planning




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ADVANTAGES OF FINANCIAL
PLANNING
   Your financial uncertainties will be reduced.
   You will gain more control of your financial
    activities.
   Your family and household members will know
    more in case they need to assume control of
    your finances.
   Earning, spending, protecting, and saving your
    resources will be more systematic.

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FINANCIAL PLANNING
PROCESS
1. Analyze your current financial condition
2. Develop financial goals that are
   responsive to your vision
3. Create your financial plan
4. Implement the plan
5. Revise your financial plan


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FINANCIAL INVENTORY
 Careful review of your finances
 Personal balance sheet
 Personal cash flow statement
 Information about current financial position




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CURRENT FINANCIAL
POSITION
   Income
   Savings
   Investments
   Property
   Living expenses
   Insurance
   Money owed


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PERSONAL FINANCIAL
FILING SYSTEM
   Personal records       Tax records
   Housing records        Financial services
   Consumer purchase       and credit records
    records                Investment,
   Insurance records       retirement, and estate
   Money management        records
    records


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Filing System
for Personal
Financial
Records




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FINANCIAL LIFE CYCLE
 Teen years
 Twenties
 Later
 Retirement




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USING A
FINANCIAL PLANNER
   Questions to ask when choosing a
    financial planner:
     What   experience and training do you have?
     Are you willing to supply references from past
      clients?
     How are your fees determined?




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Checkpoint >>

List five recommended steps for financial planning.
Answer
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IMPLEMENT A
FINANCIAL PLAN
   Insure current income
     Disability
              income insurance
     Unemployment insurance

   Plan for future income
     Social Security
     Pensions
     Retirement accounts
     Annuities



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Checkpoint >>

What are common sources of income during retirement?
Answer
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REVIEW YOUR
FINANCIAL PLAN
 Revise financial goals
 Review financial activities
 Remember to save and share




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Checkpoint >>

What activities are involved when reviewing a
financial plan?
Answer
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