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  • COURSE 2 FINANCIAL LITERACY
    Session 4
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2019.07.10

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    Certificate Program in Sustainable Entrepreneurship – Course 2: Financial Literacy

    Financial literacy is understanding how to make choices for deploying money in goal-effective ways. This course will not cover everything but will provide a framework for developing an effective relation with money.

    Instructor: Steve Taft

    Vice President at Morgan Stanley and author. Steve has been an instructor at the Henry George School of Social Science since 2016.

    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Wednesdays: 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/10, 7/17
    Course is 5 sessions and has a $5 registration fee. Payment or proof of payment must be provided at first session.


    Topics

    Basic Concepts

    •  Interest
      • What is interest?
      • Why does it even exist? (What does it represent?)
    • Dividends
    • Debt
      • The role of debt
      • Why does debt make sense? (Is debt something to fear?)
    • Equity
      • What is equity?
      • What are different ways to invest in equity?
    • Risk
      • Various types of risk
      • Credit quality Market Interest rate
      • Political Taxes, War, Trade Time (value of money)
    • Opportunity

    Taking Control of your Money

    • Managing your financial life
      • Understanding what your money needs to do for you
      • Having a budget that allows for investing
    • Can risk be part of your budget?
      • Prioritizing debts
    • Insurance
      • Its purpose
      • Does it fit in with your life?
    • Open Q&A

    Investment Vehicles

    • Funds
      • Types
      • Finding quality and value
    • Bonds
      • Types
      • Finding quality and value
    • Commodities
      • Types
      • Futures

    Spending and Saving Strategies

    • Credit Cards and Debit Cards
    • Other payment methods
    • Portfolio Diversification
      • Merits
      • Shortcomings
    • Things that are helpful to understand Yourself!
      • Economic principles (Business cycles, Georgism)
      • Media’s incentives to report or not.

    How do current events affect my money?

    Open discussion on current events and how to interpret them

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  • COURSE 2 FINANCIAL LITERACY
    Session 5
    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    2019.07.17

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016

    Certificate Program in Sustainable Entrepreneurship – Course 2: Financial Literacy

    Financial literacy is understanding how to make choices for deploying money in goal-effective ways. This course will not cover everything but will provide a framework for developing an effective relation with money.

    Instructor: Steve Taft

    Vice President at Morgan Stanley and author. Steve has been an instructor at the Henry George School of Social Science since 2016.

    Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dates: Wednesdays: 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/10, 7/17
    Course is 5 sessions and has a $5 registration fee. Payment or proof of payment must be provided at first session.


    Topics

    Basic Concepts

    •  Interest
      • What is interest?
      • Why does it even exist? (What does it represent?)
    • Dividends
    • Debt
      • The role of debt
      • Why does debt make sense? (Is debt something to fear?)
    • Equity
      • What is equity?
      • What are different ways to invest in equity?
    • Risk
      • Various types of risk
      • Credit quality Market Interest rate
      • Political Taxes, War, Trade Time (value of money)
    • Opportunity

    Taking Control of your Money

    • Managing your financial life
      • Understanding what your money needs to do for you
      • Having a budget that allows for investing
    • Can risk be part of your budget?
      • Prioritizing debts
    • Insurance
      • Its purpose
      • Does it fit in with your life?
    • Open Q&A

    Investment Vehicles

    • Funds
      • Types
      • Finding quality and value
    • Bonds
      • Types
      • Finding quality and value
    • Commodities
      • Types
      • Futures

    Spending and Saving Strategies

    • Credit Cards and Debit Cards
    • Other payment methods
    • Portfolio Diversification
      • Merits
      • Shortcomings
    • Things that are helpful to understand Yourself!
      • Economic principles (Business cycles, Georgism)
      • Media’s incentives to report or not.

    How do current events affect my money?

    Open discussion on current events and how to interpret them

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