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Personal Finance 107 (Online Course)

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Textbook

PERSONAL FINANCE
- Beware of Wolves in Sheep's Clothing
by Ken Long

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Contents

  • Chapter 1: First Things First
  • Chapter 2: Plugging the Holes
  • Chapter 3: Credit Cards
  • Chapter 4: Your Credit Report
  • Chapter 5: Insurance
  • Chapter 6: Buying, Selling, and Leasing a Car
  • Chapter 7: Home Ownership vs. Renting
  • Chapter 8: Taxes
  • Chapter 9: Bonds and Mutual Funds
  • Chapter 10: Stocks and Annuities
  • Chapter 11: Building a Secure Retirement
  • Chapter 12: Estate Planning

Course Slides

Suggested Test Dates
Your grade is based on total points. A = at least 720 points, B 640 pts, C 560 pts, D 480 pts.

  • Monday Sept. 9 --- TEST 1 (Introduction & Chapters 1 & 2)
  • Monday Sept. 23 --- TEST 2 (Chapters 3 & 4)
  • Monday Oct. 7 --- TEST 3 (Chapters 5 & 6)
  • Monday Oct. 21 --- TEST 4 (Mid-term Exam: Introduction & Chapters 1- 6)
  • Monday Nov. 4 --- TEST 5 (Chapters 7 & 8)
  • Monday Nov. 18 --- TEST 6 (Chapters 9 & 10)
  • Monday Dec. 2 --- TEST 7 (Chapters 11 & 12)
  • Monday Dec. 16 --- TEST 8 (Final Exam: Chapters 7-12)

Extra Credit Points

  • How many points?
    Two points possible per summary with a total of 30 possible points.
  • How do I receive the points?
    You write summaries of articles or videos from the RT web site in your own words.
  • How do I post my summaries?
    Click on RT Summaries in Canvas.
  • How long do the summaries have to be?
    At least 120 words.
  • Are there any deadlines?
    Your summaries can be made at any time during the semester.
  • What about copying and pasting?
    Any copying and pasting from any source will disqualify you from the group. You can copy and paste anything which you composed yourself.
  • What do I have to include in my summary?
    You have to include the name of the article or video and the URL.
  • Where do I keep tract of my points?
    Your points will be recorded in Canvas.

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Economic Department Contact Information

General questions and requests about the Economic department should be directed to Kenneth Long 1-866-462-6722, extension 4353, or (540) 674-3600, extension 4353.
You may also email klong@nr.edu.

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Call (540) 674-3600 or toll-free 1-866-462-6722, then you will be prompted to add the extension number to reach any employee.

Kenneth Long

 

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