Category Archives: money mondays

Money Smart Week 2017

Money Smart Week is all about helping you take charge of your personal finances! Here’s the full schedule of UW-Whitewater events: Mon., Apr. 24, 2-4pm — Download a FREE financial literacy app and get your questions answered by a UW … Continue reading

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Improve Your Financial Fitness: Money Smart Week

This week marks the start of Andersen Library’s Money Smart Week events! Join us throughout the week in Andersen Library 1105 to learn more about financial aid, credit scores, negotiating salaries, and more. Money Smart Week was first established in … Continue reading

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Save the Date for Money Smart Week!

Money Smart Week, a national campaign focused on enhancing your personal financial management skills, is just around the corner! Join us April 25-29 in Andersen Library 1105 to learn more about financial aid, credit scores, negotiating salaries, and more. Money … Continue reading

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Money Mondays: Money Smart Week

This week is Money Smart Week! If you’re worried about your future financial position, take advantage of some of the activities scheduled across Wisconsin. Topics covered include banking, insurance, investing, entrepreneurship, and more. Money Smart Week was first established in … Continue reading

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Money Mondays: Top Industries for 2015 Grads

IBISWorld, a great library resource for analyzing industries, just released a list of the top 9 industries for 2015 graduates. These industries were chosen because of their projected annual revenue growth rate (2015-2020) and the 2015 average salary. Check out … Continue reading

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Money Mondays: Wrap Up

This semester we’ve discussed a number of topics related to economics, including supply and demand, competition, unemployment, and the GDP. Hopefully when you listen to the Economy stories on NPR now, you’ll feel like this: Rather than like this: If … Continue reading

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Money Mondays: International Economics

So far this semester we’ve talked a lot about economics in terms of a single country. However, the economies of other countries have an effect on our economy, as well. One way this is obvious is by looking at exchange … Continue reading

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Money Mondays: Gross Domestic Product

The Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, is probably one of those acronyms that you’ve heard a lot but don’t really understand unless you’ve taken an economics course. According to Investopedia, GDP is “the monetary value of all the finished goods … Continue reading

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Money Mondays: Unemployment

One often-discussed economic topic is that of unemployment. If you ever listen to the news, you’ve probably heard someone mention the unemployment rate. “This is the number of unemployed persons divided by the number of people in the labor force” … Continue reading

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Money Mondays: Monetary Policy

A few weeks ago we talked about the roles of the Federal Reserve, one of which is to develop monetary policy. This is managed by the Federal Open Market Committee, also known as the FOMC. The FOMC “[determines] the size … Continue reading

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