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Time Value of Money 

The value of money received at different points in time, give a certain interest rate; present value vs. future value.

Introduction to Interest

The difference between simple interest and compound interest; why compound interest grows so quickly compared to simple interest.

Interest Part 2

How to develop the formulas behind simple and compound interest, and an example of the striking difference between the two.

Introduction to Present Value

How to decide whether it is better to have a sum of money today or in the future.

Present Value Part 2

How to calculate the present value of different amounts of money received at different points in time.

Present Value Part 3

What happens to the present value of money when you change the discount rate or interest rate?

Introduction to Compound Interest

What compound interest is, how it works, and the math behind it.

The Rule of 72 for Compound Interest

How and why the Rule of 72 is an easy way to estimate the impact of compound interest.

Introduction to Continuous Compound Interest

How and why interest compounds over various time periods with a more detailed examination of the math behind the process.

Basics of US Income Tax Rate Schedule

An explanation of how income is taxed at various income tax rates and how a marginal tax rate affects a taxpayer.

Tax Deductions Introduction

What a tax deduction is, common misconceptions, and the difference between a deduction and a tax credit.

Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)

How the Alternative Minimum Tax works in general and why it’s in the tax code at all.

Estate Tax Introduction

What an estate tax is and how it is calculated.

Tax Brackets and Progressive Taxation

How tax brackets work for higher levels of income on an incremental basis.

Calculating Federal Taxes and Take-Home Pay

How the standard deduction and personal exemptions impact a person’s federal taxable income.

Calculating State Taxes and Take-Home Pay

How to calculated take-home pay after deducting state income tax.

What it Means to Buy a Company’s Stock

Stock ownership defined and how the price of a company’s stock is determined.

Introduction to Bonds

What a bond is and why an investor might what to buy one.

Treasury Bond Prices and Yields

How bond prices change and interact with interest rate fluctuations. Learn why interest rates go down when bond prices go up.

Relationship Between Bond Prices and Interest Rates

Why bond prices and interest rates move in opposite directions.

Bonds Versus Stocks

The difference between a stock (ownership of a company) and a bond (lending to a company) with an emphasis on what a bond is and how it works.

Open-End Mutual Fund Part 1

What a mutual fund is and how it’s created.

Open End Mutual Fund Redemptions

How mutual fund shares are purchased, how they are redeemed, and how their prices (net asset value) is influenced.

Exchange Traded Funds

What an exchange traded fund is, and how it’s both different and similar to a mutual fund.

What is Inflation

Inflation defined and how it’s calculated.

CPI Index

What the consumer price index is and how it’s determined.

Moderate Inflation in a Good Economy

Why good economies tend to generate a reasonable amount of inflation.

Ponzi Schemes

What a Ponzi Scheme is, how it works, and an example from Bernie Madoff.

Annual Percentage Rate (APR) and Effective APR

How to calculate the effective APR from a stated APR, and the difference between the two.

Renting Versus Buying a Home

How to make an informed comparison between the costs of renting a home and buying a home.

Mortgage Interest Rates

Different types of mortgages explained (fixed rate, adjustable rate, etc.) along with the relationship of principal and interest in a standard mortgage payment.

Home Equity Loans

How to use equity in a home to create cash via a home equity loan.

The Discount Rate

The basics of the Federal Funds rate and the discount rate from the Federal Reserve Bank.

Personal Bankruptcy: Chapters 7 and 13

How personal bankruptcy works, the differences between Chapter 7 (straight bankruptcy) and Chapter 13 (reorganization) and their consequences.

Payday Loans

How payday loans work and the very high price borrowers pay who use these loans.

Introduction to Balance Sheets

The definition of assets, liabilities and net worth (equity) on a personal balance sheet.

Traditional IRAs

What a traditional IRA is, how it works, its features and benefits.

Roth IRAs

What a Roth IRA is, how it works, its features, its benefits, and how it differs from a Traditional IRA.

401(k)s

What a 401(k) is, how it works, and how it compares to a Traditional IRA.

Term and Whole Life Insurance Policies

Term life and whole life insurance defined and the difference between the two.

 


 

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