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What Top Finance Leaders and Experts Teach Their Kids About Money

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Along with relationships, finance and money management is the one topic parents dread to talk to their kids about the most. While parents may be able to talk to their children about the basics of savings, discussions typically stop at that. Only about 30% of parents talk to their kids about investing money and saving […]

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Humans Versus Econs

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In any introductory economics course, one of the first things you will be told is that in economic theory, people are “rational actors” or “econs”. Econs are people who make the optimal choice based on calculated costs and benefits. Simple enough, right? But the problem with making this assumption is that the vast majority of […]

EconomyEducation

Economics of Systemic Racism

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These past few weeks of heightened activism highlights that our nation is waking up to the injustices that our communities have faced for decades. Every person with common sense can acknowledge the rawness of the abuse people of color experience in this country, from the ongoing indignities to the extreme violence, like the horrendous killing […]

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The Rule of 72

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The rule of 72 is a handy formula to determine approximately how long an investment will take to double, using a fixed annual rate of interest. It is used for compound interest and is helpful for simple mental approximations. How It Works All you need to know is the rate of interest. You divide 72 […]

EconomyEducation

Intro to Keynesian Economics

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Macroeconomics is the study of the economy as a whole. In macroeconomics, a set of economic principles known as Keynesian economics is highly influential. Since its conception in the 1930s, Keynesian economics has influenced the policy of governments around the world. Often immediately following a recession, a period of decline in economic activity, governments utilize […]