Choosing Your Dream Career

Guest post by student, N.T. // Personal Finance class, Fall 2016 Choosing your career can be one of the most important decisions you make in your lifetime. It can contribute to your lifestyle and working hours/conditions. When it comes to choosing your career, be careful not to choose one JUST because of a high salary….

Saving & Investing – Three things to know

Saving & Investing – Student Guest Post, J Stafford In saving you should always be smart. Here are three ways that’ll guarantee you money in the long run.  First thing you need to know is how much you earn has almost no bearing on whether or not you can build wealth. This means that you…

Guest Speaker – Mettler Toledo

Patrick Connor & Deb David from Mettler Toledo visited us today to discuss on-the-job Accounting.  Deb has a background in Computer Information Systems and Accounting, while Patrick has specialized mostly in Accounting & Finance.  Pat’s educational and career backgrounds include…   a business degree with an accounting specialty from Otterbein a Masters in Finance & Accounting…

So You Want To Retire? [Guest Blogger]

Guest post by student:  A Green Wanna Retire?   Investing is the key to retirement. When you turn 60 years old, you will likely want to retire, which isn’t possible if you don’t have enough money to live off of for the rest of your life. The most proven way to get the most out of…

Becoming a millionaire and how to invest [Guest Blogger]

Guest post by student:  E Lindley Becoming a millionaire and how to invest In this unit we learned about investing.  Some main points include… The concept of Paying Yourself First (PYF) The Stock Market ~ Something new I learned was the bull market and bear market. Bull market is when a group of securities prices are expected…

Savings! [Guest blogger: LW]

Student submission from our Personal Finance class:   So far we have learned a lot about savings and some easy tips to always keep in mind.  Here is a run down; Dave Ramsey shared with us the baby steps to financial wealth. The first step was to have a savings plan and to try and…

Budget guidelines

Seniors will be leaving us this week so its time to review the guidelines for living on your own and sticking with a BUDGET!  You have to create a plan for your spending so you don’t end up in DEBT. First, let’s review the guidelines we discussed, based on good ol’ Oprah…   PYF –…