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Author Neuwirth, Peter, author

Title What's your future worth? : using present value to make better decisions / Peter Neuwirth
Edition First edition
Published Oakland, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 178 pages) : illustrations
Series BK Business Book
BK business book.
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction: Thinking About the Future in a Systematic Way; Chapter 1 Mordecai's Proposition-A Question of Present Value; Chapter 2 Present Value in the Day-to-Day World; Chapter 3 Making Big Decisions; Chapter 4 The Mechanics of Present Value-What Is a Discount Rate?; Chapter 5 Step 1-Clarify the Choice; Chapter 6 Step 2-Imagine the Future; Chapter 7 Step 3-Evaluate the Possibilities; Chapter 8 Step 4-Weigh the Now and the Later; Chapter 9 Step 5-"Do the Numbers"; Chapter 10 Present Value for Organizations and Communities; Chapter 11 When Money Doesn't Matter
Chapter 12 Present Value and the Distant Future-Planting Trees and Leaving a LegacyChapter 13 The Value of the Actuarial Perspective and "The Rest of Your Life"; Notes and References; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z; About the Author
Summary We weigh every significant decision based on how it will affect our future. But when it comes to figuring that out, we mostly make the process up as we go along. While financial professional Peter Neuwirth can't help you actually predict the future, he can offer a simple, systematic way to make much better guesses about it-and so make better decisions. Neuwirth offers an accessible, step-by-step guide to using the powerful concept of Present Value-which allows you to determine the value today of something that might happen in the future-to evaluate all of the outcomes that might arise from choo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from title page (Safari, viewed February 5, 2015)
Subject Decision making.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1626563012
Other Titles Using present value to make better decisions