This Week @ Financial Literacy 101

$100 bill on computer circuit board

How Big Economic Concepts Affect You

Ever wonder how concepts like the unemployment rate, trade deficits and inflation affect you? This week, let's take a look at topics you hear about in the nightly news.

Big Economic Concepts That Can Affect You

Basic knowledge of complex economic concepts and terms will bring much of the economic news into focus.

The Trade Deficit

Let's simplify the trade deficit to understand how it affects the economy, the country, and your life.

Unemployment Versus Underemployment

A thorough understanding of the unemployment rate will improve your understanding of the workforce and how unemployment and underemployment affect jobs and the economy.

The Ups and Ups of Inflation

What is inflation and can you protect yourself from it?

The Federal Reserve Bank

The vast operations of our contemporary central bank in managing the money supply are crucial to stabilizing the economy and making the United States a country in which its citizens can live, do business, and prosper.

How Free Trade Agreements Work

Much of the discussion and debate over free trade agreements stems from determining whether or not they are healthy for the economies and the people living in the countries involved.

Chinese Imports: Are They Good or Bad?

Deciding what's best for the U.S. economy and your bank account can be tricky when it comes to imports from low wage countries like China.

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$100 bill on computer circuit board

Last Week @ Financial Literacy 101

How Big Economic Concepts Affect You

Ever wonder how concepts like the unemployment rate, trade deficits and inflation affect you? This week, let's take a look at topics you hear about in the nightly news.

Big Economic Concepts That Can Affect You

Basic knowledge of complex economic concepts and terms will bring much of the economic news into focus.

The Trade Deficit

Let's simplify the trade deficit to understand how it affects the economy, the country, and your life.

Unemployment Versus Underemployment

A thorough understanding of the unemployment rate will improve your understanding of the workforce and how unemployment and underemployment affect jobs and the economy.

The Ups and Ups of Inflation

What is inflation and can you protect yourself from it?

The Federal Reserve Bank

The vast operations of our contemporary central bank in managing the money supply are crucial to stabilizing the economy and making the United States a country in which its citizens can live, do business, and prosper.

How Free Trade Agreements Work

Much of the discussion and debate over free trade agreements stems from determining whether or not they are healthy for the economies and the people living in the countries involved.

Chinese Imports: Are They Good or Bad?

Deciding what's best for the U.S. economy and your bank account can be tricky when it comes to imports from low wage countries like China.

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