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4: Planning for the Future

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    • 4.1: Investing
      This chapter presents basic information about investment instruments and markets and explains the classic relationships of risk and return developed in modern portfolio theory.
    • 4.2: Owning Stocks
      This chapter look at investments commonly made by individual investors and their use in (and the risks of) building wealth as part of a diverse investment strategy.
    • 4.3: Owning Bonds and Investing in Mutual Funds
      This chapter look at investments commonly made by individual investors and their use in (and the risks of) building wealth as part of a diverse investment strategy.
    • 4.4: Career Planning
      This chapter brings the planning process full circle with a discussion on how to think about getting started—that is, deciding how to approach the process of selling your labour. The chapter introduces the idea of selling labour to employers in the labour market and explores how to search and apply for a job in light of its strategic as well as immediate potential.


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