Category Archives: Week3

DUAL Finance Module 11 Stocks Vignette Supplemental (Week 3)

HOW SHE TURNED $5,000 INTO $22 MILLION (AND HOW YOU MIGHT TOO…) ←Go Back (MONEY Magazine)  In the depths of the depression, when she was already 38 years old and earning only a little more than $3,000 a year, Anne … Continue reading

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DUAL Finance Module 14: Retirement & Estate Planning

Return to Modules Objectives: Understand the changing nature of retirement planning Choose how your retirement benefits are paid out to you Understand the importance and the process of estate planning Avoid probate  Reading For This Module: Chapter 16/17 – Keown, Arthur, … Continue reading

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DUAL Finance Module 13: Comparison Shopping & Consumer Decision Making (not in textbook)

Return to Modules Objectives: State factors that one should take into account when making purchasing decisions Describe tactics that advertisers use to influence our purchasing decisions  Reading For This Module: No textbook readings in Module 13  Opening Vignettes: This video … Continue reading

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DUAL Finance Module 12: Bonds

Return to Modules Objectives: Invest in the bond market Understand basic bond terminology and compare the various types of bonds Calculate the value of a bond and understand the factors that cause bond value to change Weigh the advantages and … Continue reading

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DUAL Economics Module 9: Money & the Financial System

Return to Modules Objectives: Define and examine money, the Federal Reserve, and the money supply Define inflation and the consumer price index (CPI) Describe the role of monetary policy in determining inflation Reading For This Module: From “Introducing Economics through … Continue reading

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DUAL Finance Module 11: Stocks

Return to Modules Objectives: Understand advantages, disadvantages and risk associated with investing in stocks Be able to read stock quotes online or in the newspaper Classify common stock according to basic market terminology Employ different investment strategies Understand the risks … Continue reading

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DUAL Economics Module 8: Government & the Economy (Week 3)

Return to Modules Objectives: Describe the role of government in a market economy Discuss how property rights and other basic public goods are critical for a market economy Review the federal government budget, highlighting the major expenditures and revenue sources, as … Continue reading

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DUAL Finance Module 10: Saving & Investments

Return to Modules Objectives: Calculate interest rates and real rates of return Manage risk in your investments Allocate your assets in the manner that is best for you Understand how difficult it is to beat the market Identify and describe … Continue reading

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DUAL Economics Module 7: International Economics

Return to Modules Objectives: Describe why we trade and the sources of gains from trade Introduce the idea of globalization Discuss how trade is measured Briefly introduce exchange rates and other topics related to international trade  Reading For This Module: … Continue reading

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