Tuesday, May 1, 2012

25 Killer Khan Academy Video for Personal Finance Geeks: Part 2

25 Killer Khan Academy Videos for Personal Finance Geeks

April 24th, 2012 by Staff Writers

According to an article from onlinecollegecourse.com, Khan Academy is host to more than 3,000 video lessons that touch on everything from humanities to test prep, but a particular strength of the site is its personal finance videos. Covering everything from the stock market to payday loans and estate taxes, the site has a lot to offer in the way of personal finance learning. Although some of these videos go over basic concepts, we're sure that personal finance geeks can truly enjoy the wealth of knowledge available from Khan. Here, we've hand-selected 25 of the most impressive personal finance lessons that Khan Academy has made available.  Below are suggusted lessons 6-10.

6.Traditional IRAs
IRAs are a great way to save for your retirement, but there are two types of accounts: Traditional and Roth. This video explains how Traditional IRAs work.

7.Roth IRA
A partner to the previous video, watch this one to learn about the details of saving for retirement with an after-tax Roth IRA account.

Very similar to a Traditional IRA, 401(k)s are another vehicle for retirement savings and investment. Check out this video to understand how they compare to both types of IRAs.

9.Time Value of Money
We've all heard that time is money; this video explains just exactly how that works. Watch to understand why the timing of money is just as important as how much money you get.

10.Introduction to Mortgage Loans
Unless you're wealthy or frugal enough to buy a house with cash, chances are, you're going to have to take out a mortgage loan at some point. Before you do, watch this video to get a brief introduction and explanation of mortgage loans, including principal, interest, property taxes, and tax deductions.

For more information go to  http://www.onlinecollegecourses.com/2012/04/24/25-killer-khan-academy-videos-for-personal-finance-geeks/


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