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Adjusting for Inflation
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As inflation raises the overall price level in an economy, the purchasing power of the dollar decreases and both borrowing and lending costs increase. The January 2023 issue of Page One Economics® discusses how price indexes can be used to transform nominal wages and interest rates into real, or inflation-adjusted, values.

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Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
Social Science
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Lesson
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Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Page One Economics
Author:
Diego Mendez-Carbajo
Date Added:
01/01/2023
Advertising: Dollars and Decisions
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Consumers see or hear thousands of advertisements each day. The April 2017 issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance reviews advertising history and strategies ads use to create demand and influence consumer tastes and preferences.

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Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
Social Science
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Lesson
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Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Page One Economics
Author:
Jeannette Bennett
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Automation and the Minimum Wage
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A higher minimum wage would provide higher income for low-wage workers but also likely reduce job opportunities. Some of the reduction in job opportunities would occur from employers automating job tasks to replace more expensive human labor. The November 2021 issue of Page One Economics® explains how a higher mandated wage may lead some firms to substitute capital for labor.

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Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
Social Science
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Lesson
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Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Page One Economics
Author:
F. Mindy Burton
Scott Wolla
Date Added:
11/01/2021
BSA 110 Personal Finance
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BSA 110 -- Personal FinanceWelcome to the wonderful world of Finance (and money)!! The course is a 8 weeks, you need to keep up with the Modules.  There are 8 Modules, so we will complete one module every week.Personal Finance refers to how you manage your money, including your income, expenses, and savings. When you put effort into managing your personal finances, you have a better grasp on where your money is going and what changes you can make to meet your future financial goals.  Your Personal Finances are crucial in almost all aspects of your life.  How you handle your credit, what is your purchasing power, and am I prepared for retirement?  What are my short- and long-term financial needs?We will be looking at many different topics: Investing, The Fed, Stocks, Mutual Funds, and Retirement, to name a few.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Finance
Material Type:
Full Course
Author:
Micah Weedman
Edmund Bushman
Date Added:
03/23/2023
Balance Sheet Basics - Accounting Equation
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This video lecture presents the basic definitions of assets, liabilities and equity with simple examples. It also explains the concept of accounting equation with examples.

Subject:
Accounting
Business and Communication
Finance
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
Bronx Community College
Author:
Mittal, Harini
Date Added:
10/01/2016
Bankruptcy: When All Else Fails
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Many people find themselves in financial trouble, but it is good to know there are options available should you need serious financial help. The April 2018 bonus edition of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance discusses earning income, budgeting, late payments, and collections. It introduces the basics of legal protection offered in the form of bankruptcy and describes some potential consequences of filing a bankruptcy case.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Reading
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Page One Economics
Author:
Kris Bertelsen
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Beyond Inflation Numbers: Shrinkflation and Skimpflation
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Inflation numbers are important economic indicators. But thinking beyond the numbers reveals a deeper reality. For example, how do businesses respond to inflation? Some resort to shrinkflation and skimpflation. Learn about these practices and their effects on consumers in the December 2022 issue of Page One Economics®: Focus on Finance.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Reading
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Page One Economics
Author:
Jeannette Bennett
Date Added:
12/01/2022
Beyond the Hype: An Introduction to Crypto Assets
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Crypto assets have increasingly occupied news headlines and the minds of many consumers. While initially introduced as a payment system, crypto assets are seen by many as an enticing investment opportunity. This issue of Page One Economics® introduces crypto assets, blockchain technology, and the emerging crypto universe.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Reading
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Page One Economics
Author:
Megan Cruz
Date Added:
10/01/2022
Bitcoin: Money or Financial Investment?
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While many people have heard of Bitcoin, far fewer understand it. In short, Bitcoin is a digital currency that allows transactions independent of the banking system. Lately, many people are buying Bitcoin purely as a financial investment, hoping it will appreciate. So which is it—currency or financial asset? Read more about it in the March 2018 issue of Page One Economics.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Reading
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Page One Economics
Author:
Scott A. Wolla
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Bitcoin for Beginners – Comprehensive Guide 2024
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“Bitcoin for Beginners – Comprehensive Guide 2024” is an in-depth online course designed from Investorempires.com for individuals looking to understand the fundamentals of Bitcoin. Whether you are new to the world of cryptocurrencies or wish to deepen your knowledge, this course provides a systematic approach covering essential concepts, practical aspects, and the significance of Bitcoin in the financial landscape.

Course Duration:
- No Time Limited (Self-paced learning)

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants will:

Grasp Bitcoin Basics:
Understand the fundamentals of Bitcoin, its origin, and the underlying blockchain technology.

Navigate the Bitcoin Ecosystem:
Gain insights into Bitcoin mining, wallets, and transactions.

Secure and Manage Bitcoin:
Learn how to secure and manage Bitcoin through wallets and best practices.

Conduct Bitcoin Transactions:
Understand the process of buying, selling, and transferring Bitcoin.

Explore Bitcoin Investment:
Explore the investment potential of Bitcoin and understand its role in the broader financial market.

Analyze Bitcoin Trends:
Develop skills in reading Bitcoin price charts and understanding market trends.

Understand Bitcoin’s Impact:
Comprehend the societal and economic impact of Bitcoin.

Target Audience:
-Beginners with little to no knowledge of Bitcoin.
-Individuals interested in understanding the foundational concepts of Bitcoin and its practical applications.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Module
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Student Guide
Date Added:
02/28/2024
Bonds
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This lecture is about bonds. A bond is a debt investment in which an investor loans money to an entity (typically corporate or governmental) which borrows the funds for a defined period of time at a variable or fixed interest rate. It discusses the bond terminology, how to compute the price and yield of the different types of bonds. Additionally, it describes why bond prices change over time and how credit risk affects a corporate bond.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Finance
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
Lehman College
Author:
Nœ–ez-Torres, Alexander
Date Added:
10/01/2019
Business Economics: Data for Decision Making
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Syllabus for a course in data analytics for business economics, focusing on use of source data sets to answer the "why?" questions hidden in aggregate averages used in theory and "headline" news releases. Zero cost course using data available widely on the web. Optional texts are trade books available widely in libraries or used copies at low cost.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
Social Science
Material Type:
Syllabus
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
City College
Author:
Barnier, Brian
Foster, Kevin
Date Added:
01/01/2018
Cars and Cash: What To Know Before You Go
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What do you need to know before buying a car? Aside from knowing what you want in a vehicle, you’ll need to know about budgeting and credit before you start shopping. Learn some car-buying basics in the February 2019 Page One Economics: Focus on Finance essay.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Reading
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Page One Economics
Author:
Kris Bertelsen
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Choices Are Everywhere: Why Can't We Just Have It All?
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As the Rolling Stones song says, "You can't always get what you want." So we make choices. Every day, governments and individuals choose how much money to spend and what to purchase. The January 2013 issue discusses opportunity costs and scarcity and how they effect our spending decisions.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Reading
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Page One Economics
Author:
Scott A. Wolla
Date Added:
10/09/2014
Classification of assets - Part 2
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This video explains the different types of fixed assets and depreciation in detail and presents an example of assets side of a balance sheet.

Subject:
Accounting
Business and Communication
Finance
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
Bronx Community College
Author:
Mittal, Harini
Date Added:
10/01/2016
Classification of liabilities - Part II
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This video explains the various types of equity. It also illustrates an example of liabilities side of the Balance Sheet and a picture of the whole Balance Sheet in very simple terms.

Subject:
Accounting
Business and Communication
Finance
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
Bronx Community College
Author:
Mittal, Harini
Date Added:
10/01/2016