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Money 101 - Financial Advice & Lessons Made Easy by CNNMoney.com

Money 101 - Financial Advice & Lessons Made Easy by CNNMoney.com
LESSON 1Setting priorities Here's help for the first -- and often the hardest -- step in achieving your financial goals: deciding which goals to pursue. LESSON 2 Making a budget How to bring your spending under control, so that you get the most out of every dollar. LESSON 3 Basics of banking and saving Here's how to get the best banking services at the best price, either online or off. LESSON 4 Basics of investing An introduction to making money in stocks, bonds and mutual funds. LESSON 5 Investing in stocks The market can be a great place to turn savings into wealth -- or to lose your shirt. Here are some fundamentals of investing wisely. LESSON 6 Investing in mutual funds It's a mutual-fund jungle out there. LESSON 7 Investing in bonds Bonds can provide a steady and reasonably secure income, while adding ballast to your portfolio--but only if you really understand what you're buying. LESSON 9 Controlling debt You've got to know when to hold debt--and when to fold it.

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