Learn how to discuss key financial concepts in a relaxed and comfortable format; what we have attitudes about and why, how we see our finances and the finances of others, and where we all fit in the overall financial landscape. Learn how to bring out the best personal financial insights from students and to bring out the absolute truth of your own financial experiences. This book will help you overcome the common fears all teachers experience when teaching students of any age the ups and downs of personal finance and entrepreneurship. If you teach or want to learn more about money, finance, or business, this book should be in your personal and school libraries.
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Learn how to develop a consulting business built on the strengths of your teaching career, from the initial stages of forming partnerships with community organizations to developing program proposals. If you ever dreamed of being a consultant and want to learn to market your services in education for the benefit of others, this book is for you.
The American economy is dragging, with unemployment rates rising and consumer debt hitting $2.5 trillion. Many people are in deep and need help. Here, a Certified Financial Planner explains the mathematics of debt; strategies to deal with credit card, mortgage, student, and other loans; why debt consolidation and taking loans from a 401(k) can lead to problems; truths about bankruptcy; and how to use debt while eliminating it.
- Includes essential resources and websites, sample letters and forms, loan forgiveness programs, bankruptcy resources
- Author a Certified Financial Planner
- Covers every kind of debt, mortgages to credit cards to student loans
- National credit card debt is growing exponentially
The focus of this book is on developing simple theoretical models that provide insight into the reasons for fluctuations in such aggregate variables. The models included explore how shocks or ‘impulses’ to the economy (e.g. changes to technology, the money supply, or government policy) impact individuals’ behaviour in specific markets, and the resulting implications in terms of changes in aggregate variables.
This book provides the reader with an in-depth understanding of standard theoretical models: Walrasian, Keynesian and Neoclassical. Pedagogically sophisticated, it is theoretically based, rigorous and includes a host of real world case studies and exercises. Underpinned by solid microfoundations, it is written in a concise, accessible style and is an indispensable tool for all students who wish to a gain a firm grounding in the complexities of macroeconomic theories as well as government and private sector researchers of macroeconomics.