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Currency Exchange
Khan Academy

Currency Exchange

When most people think about currency exchange, we are usually thinking about buying foreign currency to bring with us on vacation. However, currency exchange involves much more such as treasuries, b..
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Financial Funds
Khan Academy

Financial Funds

Financial funds are a very important topic to understand in the area of financial economics. The terms hedge funds, open ended funds and mutual funds are often mentioned in the business and financial..
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Financial Literacy
Advance Learning

Financial Literacy

What you do not know about money can really affect your entire life! Financial Literacy is a free, online introductory course about personal financial management. In this interactive multimedia cours..
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How to Negotiate the Price When Buying a House
Procurement Academy

How to Negotiate the Price When Buying a House

Buying a house is the largest financial investment decision most people will make in their lives, and can be a source of great stress and anxiety for buyers. Many people would benefit from the advice ..
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Introduction to Behavioural Finance
University of Western Sydney

Introduction to Behavioural Finance

Behavioural finance is a new and exciting area in economics that combines the psychology of human behaviour with the traditional theories of finance and economics. The result is a new explanation of ..
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Introduction to Financial Instruments in Economics
Khan Academy

Introduction to Financial Instruments in Economics

A financial instrument is a tradable asset of any kind and they are a key component of the modern financial market system as they allow for efficient flow of capital through the global financial mark..
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Introduction to Life Insurance and Retirement Savings
Khan Academy

Introduction to Life Insurance and Retirement Savings

Having adequate life insurance and retirement savings are two very important aspects of personal financial planning. This free online personal finance course introduces and explains the basic forms o..
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Introduction to Managing Your Personal Finance Debts
Christine Williams

Introduction to Managing Your Personal Finance Debts

Personal financial debt can be a source of great anxiety and worry for many people, and it can be difficult to know where to start when you want to take control of your financial debts. This free onl..
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Introduction to Personal and Corporate Taxes
Khan Academy

Introduction to Personal and Corporate Taxes

There is an old saying that the two certainties in life are death and taxes. In this free online course aspects of personal taxation and corporate taxation are reviewed with an emphasis on the US tax..
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Introduction to Simple and Compound Interest
Khan Academy

Introduction to Simple and Compound Interest

Any person with a bank account, credit card or bank loan will come across aspects of simple interest and compound interest. However, many people have difficulty in distinguishing between the two type..
Students: 1,210 Start This Course
Introduction to Stocks and Short Selling
Khan Academy

Introduction to Stocks and Short Selling

Everyone knows that when you identify stocks that you believe are going to increase in price you buy them. But how can you profit from stocks that you believe will decline in price? The answer is sho..
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Introduction to Venture Capital
Khan Academy

Introduction to Venture Capital

Venture capital firms play an important role in the financial services industry, yet not much is known about them by the average lay person. The venture capital market is made up of private equity fi..
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Succeeding as a Venture Capitalist
Stanford

Succeeding as a Venture Capitalist

In the free online course, John Doerr talks about how to succeed as a venture capitalist. John is a legend in venture investing having played a key role in the emergence and development of some of Sil..
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Trading in a Futures Market
Khan Academy

Trading in a Futures Market

In the world of finance, futures trading is a very important activity to understand. It can have a great impact on all our lives as it effects the future prices of essential items such as food, energ..
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Understanding Financial Contracts
Khan Academy

Understanding Financial Contracts

Put options and Call options are widely used financial contracts by investors and are part of very important financial trading methods that keep the financial markets running. In this free online cou..
Students: 407 Start This Course
Understanding Mortgages and Home Equity
Khan Academy

Understanding Mortgages and Home Equity

Taking out a mortgage for a house or property is the biggest financial commitment most people make in their lives. Because of this it is of vital importance that people understand the financial conce..
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Understanding Present Value
Khan Academy

Understanding Present Value

Present Value is one of the most widely used concepts in the financial world as its calculation can determine the current worth of a future sum of money or stream of cash flow given a specified rate ..
Students: 1,032 Start This Course
Understanding Risk and Reward in Finance
Khan Academy

Understanding Risk and Reward in Finance

Risk and reward are two important elements of investment. An investor expects that the more risk that is taken with an investment the higher the reward should be. In this free online course the learn..
Students: 535 Start This Course
Understanding the American Financial Credit Crisis
Khan Academy

Understanding the American Financial Credit Crisis

The recent financial credit crisis in America has profoundly affected not just the American economy but the global economy as a whole. The American economy is showing some signs of recovery recently ..
Students: 589 Start This Course
Understanding the Greek Financial Debt Crisis
Khan Academy

Understanding the Greek Financial Debt Crisis

Since the late 1990s public spending in Greece was on the rise but revenue generated by the Greek economy did not keep pace. This resulted in a growing government deficit that was not made known to t..
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Virtual Currencies: A Case Study of Bitcoin
Khan Academy

Virtual Currencies: A Case Study of Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a type of digital currency that can be used in electronic payment systems. It is a crypto-currency that relies on sophisticated cryptographic methods to create and manage the currency. In ..
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