Tag Archives: investing

Class Discussion and Assignment: Warren Buffett’s Insights and Words of Wisdom

Much of personal finance deals with understanding basic investment principles.  That’s why Part 4 of Personal Finance, Turning Money into Wealth is titled “Managing Your Investments” – and in Chapter 11 we take a look at investment basics, then in … Continue reading

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Personal Finance Video: Understanding the European Debt Crisis

Teaching Tip:  The beginning of the semester is a good time to try to understand what is going on in the economy.  In an earlier blog entry I discussed using a video by The Wall Street Journal to explain the … Continue reading

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Finance in the News & Class Discussion: Gen Y (those 18 to 35) Financially Conservative , Worried about Debt, Optimistic About the Future, and Open for Help

In Chapter 1 we introduce the “Ten Principles of Personal Finance.”   Two of these are Principle 8: Risk and Return Go Hand in Hand and Principle 9: Mind Games, Your Financial Personality, and Your Money.  These principles discuss the fact … Continue reading

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