Who Wants to Be a Billionaire? Purchase Bill Ackman's Floating University Seminar Today
"If you're going to be successful in your career, you're going to make some money," says hedge-fund manager and Floating University lecturer William Ackman. "And how you invest that money is going to make a big difference in the quality of life that you have and the quality of life that your children have."
Now, for just a $59.99 you can learn Everything You Need to Know About Finance and Investing from Ackman himself, by taking the Floating University's first single-lecture course: Who Wants to Be a Billionaire? In the seminar, Ackman explains the complicated world of how businesses work and how to make smart investments through a simple business model we can all relate to: a lemonade stand. From balance sheets and growth assumptions to the difference between debt and equity, by the end of the course you will have a working financial vocabulary, an understanding of what it takes to finance and grow a successful business, and sound footing for investing for a cash-comfy retirement.
Watch an excerpt from Ackman's lecture here:
Jonathan Zimmerman explains why teachers should invite, not censor, tough classroom debates.
- During times of war or national crisis in the U.S., school boards and officials are much more wary about allowing teachers and kids to say what they think.
- If our teachers avoid controversial questions in the classroom, kids won't get the experience they need to know how to engage with difficult questions and with criticism.
- Jonathan Zimmerman argues that controversial issues should be taught in schools as they naturally arise. Otherwise kids will learn from TV news what politics looks like – which is more often a rant than a healthy debate.
Controversial map names CEOs of 100 companies producing 71 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions.
- Just 100 companies produce 71 percent of the world's greenhouse gases.
- This map lists their names and locations, and their CEOs.
- The climate crisis may be too complex for these 100 people to solve, but naming and shaming them is a good start.
It marks another milestone in SpaceX's long-standing effort to make spaceflight cheaper.
- SpaceX launched Falcon Heavy into space early Tuesday morning.
- A part of its nosecone – known as a fairing – descended back to Earth using special parachutes.
- A net-outfitted boat in the Atlantic Ocean successfully caught the reusable fairing, likely saving the company millions of dollars.
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