BUS-121 - Financial Planning & Money Management
Spring 2019

Southwestern Community College
Instructor: Frank Paiano


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You are also to download the documents into a PDF or Word or OpenOffice or Rich Text Format file. Also very cool!

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You, too, can use Google Docs. It is free and allows you to manipulate your documents on your desktop or laptop computer or your mobile device. Plus they will give you several gigabytes of free storage. Even more cool!

Try it at http://www.google.com/docs

Getting Started with Google Drive and Docs

Announcements and class material begin below. Keep scrolling.



Be not afraid.

"The moral arc of the universe in long, but it bends toward justice." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

"This country is so fundamentally strong it can survive its leaders." -- Louis Rukeyser

Is the American republic built to withstand a malevolent president?

Same arguments as during Fascism in the 1930's and 1940's.



  *** Text Book Information at the Bottom of the Page ***  

Yes, yes, I know. This web page looks intimidating. "All those links!"
Relax. Much of it is duplicated. (In the case of the presentations, quaduplicated!)
Just get started and remember to work on the class material an hour each day.




First Exam

Exam #1
BUS-121-03
Face-to-face Chula Vista
Tuesdays & Thursdays
10:10 am to 11:45 am
Exam #1: Chapters 1, 2, and 3
 Chapter 1: Personal Financial Planning in Action
 Chapter 2: Money Management and Financial Statements
 Chapter 3: Taxes in Your Financial Plan
Tentative: Tuesday, February 19th
BUS-121-501 Online Classes Exam #1: Chapters 1, 2, and 3
 Chapter 1: Personal Financial Planning in Action
 Chapter 2: Money Management and Financial Statements
 Chapter 3: Taxes in Your Financial Plan
Thursday, February 21st, to Sunday, Feburary 24th



Announcements

Announcements   (also available in Canvas)

Week #0 - Presemester Announcement  For students enrolled on the roster of BUS-121, Financial Planning and Money Management
Week #0 - Presemester Announcement  For students on the waiting list of BUS-121, Financial Planning and Money Management
    Video - Video (CC) - Audio



Chapter Presentations, Handouts, and Assignments


Part 1:
Planning
Your
Personal
Finances


Syllabus:
BUS-121-03 Face-to-Face Class Syllabus - Audio commentary will be created during Lecture 1 on Tuesday, January 29th
  You could also listen to the Audio Commentary for the Online Classes Syllabus. It is almost exactly the same.
BUS-121-501 Online Classes Syllabus - Audio Commentary of Online Classes Syllabus - Long Format  Long format in Canvas
Your Humble Professor Introduces Himself
Your Humble Professor Introduces Himself (Closed Captioned) -  Look for Video (CC) for the closed captioned videos.
Your Humble Professor Introduces Himself with just audio -  Look for Audio for the audio commentaries.
A Guided Tour of the Class Web Site - Video (CC) - Audio  Uh, it's what y'er lookin' at right now.

Chapter 1:
Personal
Financial
Planning
in Action


Chapter 1 Materials
Presentation  Every chapter has a presentation that can be read with PowerPointless, Open Office, Libre Office, or Google Docs
Study Guide - Video - Video CC) - Audio  Discussion of the chapter study guides and how to use Google Docs
Assignment - Commentary
Rubric for Goals Assignment - Commentary  
Discussion Forums Assignment (Online students only) - Commentary
  Add your picture to the discussion boards!  We want to see your smiling face!

Chapter 1 Bonus Assignments -- Fun!
Bonus Assignment / Extra Credit - Examples: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Commentary   Have fun!
   Say No To Tobacco    New Hit Song Sweeping The Nation!
   Cool Video    Check it out!
Bonus Assignment / Extra Credit - Commentary   Chapter 6 Bonus - Huh? It is for the Stupor Bowl.

How to Submit Assignments (Online students only) - Commentary
Attendance Formula (Face-to-face students only)

Marriage and Finance
Ten Questions to Ask before Getting Married  Complete with beautiful models looking very happy

Future Value Handouts and Tables  Future value problems will be on exam #1. Please study these worksheets!
Future Value Worksheet - Commentary - Answer Key
Future Value Tables - (Need for future value calculations)
Future Value Practice 1 - Answer Key
Future Value Practice 2 - Answer Key

Online Audio Lectures (MP3 format which can be downloaded to mobile device or CD.)
Chapter 1 - Lecture 1 - Slides 1 to 18    Introduction: Personal Financial Planning
Chapter 1 - Lecture 2 - Slides 19 to 39    Goal Setting & the Time Value of Money
Chapter 1 - Lecture 3 - Slides 40 to 47    Financial Aspects of Career Planning

Online Audio/Video Lectures (Apple mobile users: Search "BUS121" in iTunes.)
Chapter 1 - Lecture 1 - Slides 1 to 18    Introduction: Personal Financial Planning
Chapter 1 - Lecture 2 - Slides 19 to 39    Goal Setting & the Time Value of Money
Chapter 1 - Lecture 3 - Slides 40 to 47    Financial Aspects of Career Planning

Online Audio/Video Lectures on YouTube (Closed captioning available)
Chapter 1 - Lecture 1 - Slides 1 to 18    Introduction: Personal Financial Planning
Chapter 1 - Lecture 2 - Slides 19 to 39    Goal Setting & the Time Value of Money
Chapter 1 - Lecture 3 - Slides 40 to 47    Financial Aspects of Career Planning

Online Audio/Video Lectures on 3CMediaSolutions (Excellent closed captioning available)
Chapter 1 - Lecture 1 - Slides 1 to 18    Introduction: Personal Financial Planning
Chapter 1 - Lecture 2 - Slides 19 to 39    Goal Setting & the Time Value of Money
Chapter 1 - Lecture 3 - Slides 40 to 47    Financial Aspects of Career Planning

Chapter 2:
Money
Management
Strategy:
Financial
Statements
and
Budgeting


Chapter 2 Materials
Presentation
Study Guide
Assignment - Audio Commentary
Financial Statements Practice - Answer Key  Very similar to questions on exam #1
Financial Statements Practice On Your Own

Creating a Good Password: Good - Better - Best
Creating a Good PIN

Computer Laboratory: Financial Statements
Excel Spreadsheet - Google Spreadsheet - Video - Video (CC) - Audio

Just one simple change  Write down every transaction! It will lower your spending.
Why do American have such a hard time saving money?  We save far less than other developed countries. Why?

Online Audio Lectures
Chapter 2 - Lecture 1 - Slides 1 to 14    Money Management & Financial Statements

Online Audio/Video Lectures (Apple mobile users: Search "BUS121" in iTunes.)
Chapter 2 - Lecture 1 - Slides 1 to 14    Money Management & Financial Statements

Online Audio/Video Lectures on YouTube (Closed captioning available)
Chapter 2 - Lecture 1 - Slides 1 to 14    Money Management & Financial Statements

Online Audio/Video Lectures on 3CMediaSolutions (Excellent closed captioning available)
Chapter 2 - Lecture 1 - Slides 1 to 14    Money Management & Financial Statements

Text Book

Here are links to venders who sell or rent our text book: "Focus on Personal Finance"
The text book is also available at the college book store as well as numerous other outlets.
It should also be available as an on-line text book.
You can use any of the editions below. They are all basically the same. Required assignments are on this class web site
Only optional and recommended assignments are taken from the book. You can find similar assignments in any of the editions.
DISCLAIMER: I receive NO COMMISSION, KICKBACK, REMUNERATION, ETC. from any of these venders.
Do not complain to me if they turn out to be superflakes (or worse) who lose your order twice (or try to rip you off).
Personally, I am very wary of buying products via the Internet and I very rarely do so. Good Luck!
Focus on Personal Finance -- 5th Edition
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Personal-Finance-Mcgraw-Hill-Series-Insurance/dp/0077861744/ref=dp_ob_title_bk
Half.com: http://product.half.ebay.com/Focus-on-Personal-Finance-An-Active-Approach-to-Help-You-Achieve-Financial-Literacy-by-Robert-J-Hughes-Jack-R-Kapoor-Melissa-M-Hart-and-Les-R-Dlabay-2015-Paperback/206597696&tg=info
Chegg.com: http://www.chegg.com/etextbooks/focus-on-personal-finance-5th-edition-9781259355240-1259355241?trackid=7abab35c&strackid=6c68188d&ii=5
Focus on Personal Finance -- 4th Edition
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Focus-Personal-Finance-Successful-McGraw-Hill/dp/0078034787/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1462473020&sr=1-1&keywords=Focus+on+Personal+Finance+4th
Half.com: http://product.half.ebay.com/Focus-on-Personal-Finance-An-Active-Approach-to-Help-You-Develop-Successful-Financial-Skills-by-Jack-Kapoor-Robert-J-Hughes-and-Les-Dlabay-2012-Paperback/143664068&tg=info
Chegg.com: http://www.chegg.com/textbooks/focus-on-personal-finance-4th-edition-9780078034787-0078034787?trackid=73073f53&strackid=6c68188d&ii=1
Focus on Personal Finance -- 3rd Edition
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Personal-Finance-Kapoor-Dlabay-Paperback/dp/B009O3FZ5Y/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1462473106&sr=1-1&keywords=Focus+on+Personal+Finance+3rd
Half.com: http://product.half.ebay.com/Focus-on-Personal-Finance-by-Jack-Kapoor-Robert-J-Hughes-and-Les-Dlabay-2009-Paperback/103083266&tg=info
Chegg.com: http://www.chegg.com/textbooks/focus-on-personal-finance-3rd-edition-9780073382425-0073382426?trackid=2fb37bd6&strackid=6c68188d&ii=11
Focus on Personal Finance -- 2nd Edition
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Personal-Finance-Mcgraw-Hill-Insurance-Estate/dp/0073530638/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1216955819&sr=8-1
Half.com: http://product.half.ebay.com/Focus-on-Personal-Finance_W0QQprZ60710344QQtgZinfo
Chegg.com: http://www.chegg.com/textbooks/focus-on-personal-finance-2nd-edition-9780073530635-0073530638?trackid=d9j3HAJh&ii=1&om_ss=1

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