Saving and Investing

Investing for the future is important to save for going on a trip, buying a big ticket item, college tuition and/or saving for a happy retirement. There are many different investment options for you like stocks, bonds, money markets, mutual funds...the list goes on.  Each have different advantages and disadvantages and the right investment for you depends on your length to retirement and openness to risk. In this lesson plan you will learn how to calculate simple interest, compound interest and about different types of investment opportunities available and which ones will suit your needs.

Sarah Landsdown, landsdow@ntc.edu, (715) 803-1847,  ©2009