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I thought I'd throw this up as a launching point for discussion.  Do you think the 10 topics in this blog post would constitute an appropriate course for students?  Adults? 

http://www.greaterfool.ca/2014/06/01/blog-dogenomics/


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Re: 'Crowd Sourced' Financial Literacy Course - Suggested Topics
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2014, 08:35:26 AM »
Although it's not directly related to Financial Literacy, I'd add Pareto's Principle (80/20) Rule.. 

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Re: 'Crowd Sourced' Financial Literacy Course - Suggested Topics
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2014, 11:34:33 PM »
I'd make FI/Retirement a separate topic.  He has it listed under "Investment Basics" - "Stocks, bonds, ETF, mutual funds, seg funds, Retirement, RRSP, TFSA, RESP, CPP, OAS"

That's a BROAD topic, I'd separate retirement planning from Investment Basics, personally.

I'd also cut and condense/combine a few (9 and 10, for example seem like they could combine fine to me).

But overall a pretty solid list. 
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