Finance 101: Learn the basics of Economics

The study of basic economics familiarizes students with the elements, functions and origins of trade and currency. The modern economic system is the product of millennia of human trade relations and formulas regarding the values people place on goods and services.

What Caused the Great Recession?

The Great Recession as it has been coined, was primarily caused by a collapse in the housing market. Laws had been enacted during the early 1990's that made it necessary for lenders to attempt to find more ways to offer loans to people even if they had less than stellar credit, poor job stability and little or no down payment.

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