Develop the strong foundation in contemporary finance needed for success with PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE, 5E by leading authors Besley and Brigham. This practical book addresses today's most relevant financial concepts as readers examine current financial markets and institutions, investments, and managerial finance. This edition is more practical than ever before with revised presentations that further clarify time value of money and other complex concepts. When relevant, this edition discusses the impact of the 2007-2009 financial market meltdown on finance today and connects topics to reader's personal finance decisions. Reader clearly see how concepts influence both immediate and long-term common financial decisions and increase their proficiency in using spreadsheets for financial decisions and financial problem solving.