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Offline nateo

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Re: Free MBA, what concentration would be most useful in the industry?
« Reply #15 on: September 07, 2012, 05:56:06 PM »
I realized that just checking my bank account every couple weeks isn't exactly the best way to manage my finances. Once I applied some basic accounting practices to my finances, I realized I had no idea how wrong I was about how much money I was spending on some things, and how little on others.
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Re: Free MBA, what concentration would be most useful in the industry?
« Reply #16 on: September 11, 2012, 09:58:43 AM »
I realized that just checking my bank account every couple weeks isn't exactly the best way to manage my finances. Once I applied some basic accounting practices to my finances, I realized I had no idea how wrong I was about how much money I was spending on some things, and how little on others.

Funny how that is!  You can't control what you don't measure.  Glad to see it's paying off already!
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Re: Free MBA, what concentration would be most useful in the industry?
« Reply #17 on: September 16, 2012, 10:27:22 PM »
I realized that just checking my bank account every couple weeks isn't exactly the best way to manage my finances. Once I applied some basic accounting practices to my finances, I realized I had no idea how wrong I was about how much money I was spending on some things, and how little on others.
That kind of thing should be taught in high school.
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Re: Free MBA, what concentration would be most useful in the industry?
« Reply #18 on: September 17, 2012, 03:35:48 AM »
I realized that just checking my bank account every couple weeks isn't exactly the best way to manage my finances. Once I applied some basic accounting practices to my finances, I realized I had no idea how wrong I was about how much money I was spending on some things, and how little on others.
That kind of thing should be taught in high school.

It should.  I'm pretty sure it's taught here.  It wasn't when I was in high school.
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Re: Free MBA, what concentration would be most useful in the industry?
« Reply #19 on: September 17, 2012, 04:29:08 AM »
I had one home-ec class in 8th grade where we learned how to balance a check book, fill out a W2, file taxes, etc., but we never went over any kind of money management. From talking to others about home-ec, that course was unusually practical. I know a lot of people with decent, even good incomes that are always broke, and I'm pretty sure ignorance of how money works is mostly to blame.
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