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Ch 36: Holt McDougal Economics Chapter 11.1: Savings & Investment

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The Savings & Investment chapter of this Holt McDougal Economics - Concepts and Clarity Textbook Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with savings and investment. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Savings & Investment textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Holt McDougal Savings & Investment chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the savings and investment topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the economics topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Types of financial investments and financial assets
  • Financial intermediaries
  • Investment opportunities
  • Pros and cons of mutual funds
  • Characteristics or financial markets

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5 Lessons in Chapter 36: Holt McDougal Economics Chapter 11.1: Savings & Investment
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What is a Financial Investment? - Definition, Types & Examples

1. What is a Financial Investment? - Definition, Types & Examples

Learn about the basics of financial investments and some of the key terminology that is important to understand. Find out about some of the most common types of financial investments and the unique attributes of each.

Types of Financial Assets: Money, Stocks & Bonds

2. Types of Financial Assets: Money, Stocks & Bonds

For an economy to operate effectively, consumers and businesses need a common medium of exchange and mechanisms to encourage some people to save, others to borrow and others to invest. In any modern economy, these needs are met with money, stocks and bonds.

Financial Intermediaries: Definition, Types, Role & Advantages

3. Financial Intermediaries: Definition, Types, Role & Advantages

In this lesson, you'll understand the process of financial intermediation. We'll also discuss the players in the process, the types of financial intermediaries as well as the advantages of financial intermediation.

Investment Opportunities in Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds

4. Investment Opportunities in Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds

Investing in the stock market is not limited to individual stocks. Investors can also invest in mutual funds and exchange-traded funds. In this lesson, you'll learn about these opportunities, as well as their advantages and disadvantages.

Financial Markets: Types & Characteristics

5. Financial Markets: Types & Characteristics

Have you ever wanted to start a business? How would you get the money to start your business? Financial markets can be used to generate capital for new and existing organizations. Short-term and long-term assets are traded on the financial market to raise money over short and long periods of time.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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