Category Archives: Ch.18, Financial Life Events

Class Assignment and Discussion: Money Lessons from the “New Girl,” Zooey Deschanel

On the television series “New Girl,” Zooey Deschanel plays “Jess” Day, a cute, perky teacher who moves with three guys into an apartment she found on Craigslist after breaking up with her boyfriend.  In real life, she’s just broken up … Continue reading

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Class Discussion or Assignment: Santana Moss reportedly owes over $250,000 in back taxes

Just because you make a lot of money, doesn’t mean you don’t spend even more.  In Chapter 2 of Turning Money Into Wealth we look at the importance of budgeting and how to actually set up an effective budget – … Continue reading

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Class Discussion: When do you think you’ll retire?

It would great to retire at a young age, an age where you can still be active and look forward to a long, financially comfortable retirement. Although the standard age of retirement varies widely throughout the world, it generally falls … Continue reading

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Class Discussion: How the Downturn in the Economy Has Changed American Lives

Everyone has felt the impact of the recent downturn in the economy.  If you haven’t lost your job, you probably know someone who has or someone who is afraid they will.  In addition, your investment or your parents’ investments along … Continue reading

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