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The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money

(Movie) - Bestselling author, economist and historian Niall Ferguson takes a look at how money evolved, from the concept of credit and debt in the Renaissance to the emergence of a global economy and the subprime crisis we face today.
Family Financial Freedom

Family Financial Freedom by Brian Tracy

(Audiobook) - In this essential audio program, Laura Stack teaches you how to stay on top of your home finances, while Brian Tracy teaches you how to set and achieve million-dollar goals. Building financial freedom and a healthy bank account is easier than you think.
Money Master the Game

Money Master the Game by Tony Robbins

(Audiobook) - Robbins has a brilliant way of using metaphor and story to illustrate even the most complex financial concepts, and making them simple and actionable. With expert advice on the most important financial decisions, Robbins is an advocate for the listener, dispelling the myths that often rob people of their financial dreams. He walks listeners of every income level through the steps to become financially free by creating a lifetime income plan.
The Retirement Gamble

The Retirement Gamble

(Movie) - The Retirement Gamble reveals how fees, self-dealing, and kickbacks bring great profits to Wall Street while imperiling the prospects of a secure future for individuals. The film questions who has the consumer's best interests in mind, and whether there is a better way to manage our retirements.
Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You

Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You

(Movie) - In the program, Suze insightfully covers a wide range of topics that will resonate with viewers, including how to invest; whether to buy a home or not; saving for retirement; life insurance; wills and trusts; student loans; and more.
Understanding Credit Basics

Understanding Credit Basics

(Movie) - As the title promises, these films will help young adults become more savvy consumers of credit and financial services. Understanding Credit Basics introduces credit, defines the three types of consumer credit, and discusses how to build and protect credit. Using Credit Wisely explains how to obtain, understand, and wisely use credit cards, incorporating information about the provisions of the 2009 Credit Card Act. Know Your Consumer Rights describes eight consumer rights and their corresponding responsibilities and discusses the history and services of federal consumer protection laws and agencies. Although content is interrelated, overlap is limited and the three films are strongly pro-consumer and encourage students to know and exercise their rights.