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Class Discussion, Class Assignment, and Video: Making Your Financial Resolution Work

Teaching Tip:  This assignment works equally well as a written assignment and as a class discussion.  If used as a class discussion, it works well to show the video “Keeping Your Financial Resolutions” which is just over 3 minutes long, … Continue reading

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Class Discussion or Written Assignment: The Rising Age Gap in Financial Well-Being, Part 1

Principle 10: Just Do It!, introduced in Chapter 1, talks about the importance of not procrastinating – of getting started saving when you’re young and building up your wealth.  Unfortunately, that’s much easier said than done, and as a recent … Continue reading

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Ponzi Schemes and Heisman Trophy Winners

Ponzi schemes have been around for a long time, and there just doesn’t seem to be any end in sight to them.  The scheme is named after Charles Ponzi who became rich and famous in 1920, making, at his peak, … Continue reading

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