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Saturday, February 4, 2012

Stocks, Dividends, and Inflation Explained in Under Two Minutes

Through Explania I have just discovered a great collection of short video explanations of important topics in economics. Investopedia has a great YouTube channel in which they explain in two minutes or less concepts like inflation, stocks, and dividends. I've embedded a couple Investopedia explanations below.

What is inflation?


What is the difference between stocks and bonds?


On the personal finance front, Common Craft offers some good videos about borrowing money, saving money, and investing money. The videos can be viewed on the Common Craft website, but if you want to download them or embed them you will need to have a Common Craft membership. Here's their explanation of saving money and compound interest.


Disclosure: I have an in-kind relationship with Common Craft. I advised them on some products in return for access to their library of videos.