7 episódios

Unsure of how to invest your money? Whether to rent or buy? Or which career path is right for you? We've all asked ourselves these questions, and it seems that everywhere you turn — the TV, radio, financial advisors, friends, and family — someone has an answer.

In this course we turn down the noise to bring you sound advice. With two seasoned economists as your guides, you’ll walk through what everyone needs to know about personal finance.

The course is divided up into "bite-size" chunks (average 5 minutes) that you can watch at your leisure. Practice materials at http://mruniversity.com.

Money Skills (Video) Marginal Revolution University

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Unsure of how to invest your money? Whether to rent or buy? Or which career path is right for you? We've all asked ourselves these questions, and it seems that everywhere you turn — the TV, radio, financial advisors, friends, and family — someone has an answer.

In this course we turn down the noise to bring you sound advice. With two seasoned economists as your guides, you’ll walk through what everyone needs to know about personal finance.

The course is divided up into "bite-size" chunks (average 5 minutes) that you can watch at your leisure. Practice materials at http://mruniversity.com.

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    How Expert Are Expert Stock Pickers?

    How Expert Are Expert Stock Pickers?

    In this video, we’ll begin to lay out some smart rules for investing.
    Today, we’ll tackle Rule 1—ignore the expert stock pickers.
    What’s the basis of that rule? Well, in his 1973 book, A Random Walk Down Wall Street, economist Burton Malkiel made a...

    • 6 min
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    Can You Beat the Market?

    Can You Beat the Market?

    On average, even professional money managers don’t beat the market. To show you why, here’s a scenario to consider:
    Say we advise you to invest in companies serving the aging US population. Since the percentage of elderly will rise over the coming...

    • 6 min
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    Investing: Why You Should Diversify

    Investing: Why You Should Diversify

    So far, we’ve been telling you what not to do when investing. Here’s what you should do: diversify.
    Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Definitely, don’t put your investment money solely in your employer’s stock. That’s very loyal, but it’s a terrible...

    • 4 min
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    Who Is More Rational? You or the Market?

    Who Is More Rational? You or the Market?

    We mentioned before that it’s hard to beat the market. And you shouldn’t try. But what about market anomalies?
    One anomaly is the Momentum Effect—where past stock performance predicts future performance, at least a bit. As an example, portfolios with...

    • 4 min
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    Econ Duel: Rent or Buy?

    Econ Duel: Rent or Buy?

    Owning a home is a huge part of the American Dream. But is the dream of homeownership really all it’s cracked up to be?
    In this new Econ Duel from Marginal Revolution University, Professors Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok weigh in on the issue. Each...

    • 6 min
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    The Economics of Choosing the Right Career

    The Economics of Choosing the Right Career

    As many who entered the labor market following the Great Recession know all too well, graduating with a college degree does not mean you’ll easily fall into a good career. Four-year college graduates with entry-level jobs actually earned more in 2000...

    • 7 min

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