Frank Paiano

School of Social Sciences, Business, and Humanities
Southwestern Community College

Aye, Paquito!

Fall 2014 Session Starts August 18th

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BUS-121, Financial Planning & Money Management, Summer 2014

BUS-121, Financial Planning & Money Management, Spring 2014
BUS-123, Introduction to Investments, Spring 2014

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Lectures now available on iTunes University
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Visitors, please feel free to peruse presentations, listen to lectures, view handouts, e-mail questions, etc.

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A B C D -- Student Interaction Sheets

Attendance & Tardiness Grade Formulas; Missing an Exam

Open Office -- Free office software

Free Presentation Viewer

BUS-123 In The News!  Or at least on a blog ...

Financial Planning and Money Management -- Summer 2014

BUS-121 - Financial Planning & Money Management - Summer 2014

Section Code Syllabus Next Exam Days Times Room
BUS-121-501 86591 Syllabus
Final Exam: July 24th to 28th
Chapters 12, 13, & 14

Chapter 12: Stocks
Chapter 13: Mutual Funds
Chapter 14: Retirement and Estate Planning
Plus general questions on all other chapters
Online Class Online Class Online Class
Presentations, Handouts, Assignments, and Audio Lectures Downloads

"I pledge allegiance to the Corporations
of the Citizens United of America
and to the Billionaires,
for whom they benefit,
one nation, under SuperPACs,
economically divided,
with liberty and justice
for the 0.1%."
Wealth and Income Distribution in the United States
Pale Blue Dot

Fight Ignorance -- Read!

Music from trash This is good. Scroll down and play the video.
CFOs give their best personal finance advice in one minute and 12 seconds
Five Years After The Financial Meltdown Tom Petruno of the Los Angeles Times Discusses the Winners & Losers
A Wall Street Money Manager Criticizes the Republicans Inferior People Should Not Be Allowed to Vote!
Benjamin Graham Financial Network - Buy When Stocks Are On Sale! - Commentary
Jack Bogle on Yahoo! Breakout - Session #1 - Stocks are still the best long-term investment    
Jack Bogle on Yahoo! Breakout - Session #2 - "Buy 'n' hold" is still the best strategy

An hour of TV takes 22 minutes from your life!

Good explanation of what Goldman Sachs is being sued for
What's in a Name? Another example of investor silliness.
Run with the herd? Or ag'in' it?
Retired abroad?

Remembrance of Sir John Templeton
Quotes from some of the best investors of the last 100 years
This is what buying low feels like -- A bit of humor

The Oracle of Manitoba?
Randolph McDuff -- Forbes Article
The Oracle of Manitoba is Buying -- Sept 2011
Why He is Bullish -- Interview on Marketocracy -- Sept 2011

What's that McRib made of, anyway?  Uh, maybe you do not want to know...

Just for Laughs!

Canadian Screaming Severed Head (Yes, it is funny. Not scary.)
This guy is crazy!
FireFox or Chrome or IE?
Guess the Web Browser!
Russia is very strange...

Support Same-Sex Marriage

Everyone Deserves The Right To Be Miserable!

In this day and age, no one should be denied the opportunity
to make what could be the worst decision of their lifetime!
Equality California

Instructor Availability - Spring 2014
Availability Office Hours
Main Campus Office: 210F Mondays & Wednesdays 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:30 to 2:20 p.m.
Thursdays 2:30 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.
Or Make An Appointment!
Office Phone: 619-421-6700 x 5692
Home Phone: 619-223-5264 (emergency -- not after 8:30 p.m., please)


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In Loving Memory Of

Silvia Arechiga-Pearce

Administrative Secretary II

(Has she really been gone this long?)

We Miss You Silvia

We Miss You Very Much