By Robert L. Hershey. Finally a clear and concise explanation of the artihmetic of personal finance including compound interest, mortgages, insurance, stocks, bonds, and mutual funds calculations and concepts. The book has a humorous style, with anecdotes and cartoons. It takes the reader step by step through real life sample problems. It is designed to make the math easy and motivational to the reader, so you'll take the steps for financial freedom. Open Court (2001), English, Paperback: 224 pages.