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.

Register for the Floating University today to subscribe to Ackman's course. 

Watch an excerpt from Ackman's lecture here:


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