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Savings and investments

Lowe, J. and Rutterford, J. (2011). Savings and investments. In: Callaghan, George; Fribbance, Ian and Higginson, Martin eds. Personal Finance (2nd edition). Basingstoke/Milton Keynes, UK: Palgrave Macmillan/The Open University, pp. 174–228.

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An introduction to the concept of saving as being relevant to both households and the wider economy, with a review of the main asset classes, strategies for managing risk and return, impact of taxation and discussion of asset-based welfare policies to tackle inequality. The chapter forms part of the textbook for an Open University module, DB123 You and Your Money.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2011 The Open University
ISBN: 0-230-34811-4, 978-0-230-34811-0
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Economics
Open University Business School
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
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Item ID: 32876
Depositing User: Jonquil Lowe
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2012 16:09
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 08:53
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