College of Law

Financial Literacy Series

Understanding Today's Financial World: The Lunch Series You Can NOT Afford to Miss

This is an ongoing luncheon series designed with the non-business major in mind to explore and explain basic financial concepts critical for today's financial world.  The series will meet the first and third Thursday of each month, beginning August 20 from 11:50 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 170 in the College of Law. It's open to all students and faculty in law, business and economics. Media is also welcome to attend. Lunch will be served.


  • August 20th, 2009 - So you didn't go to business school: Financial concepts you still need to know
  • September 3rd, 2009 - Bulls, bears and bonds: Oh my! Get "street" smart on the stock market
  • September 17th, 2009 - Deciphering debt: The hitchhiker's guide to the red ink
  • October 1, 2009 - Being Warren Buffett: reading financial statements
  • October 14th, 2009 - Lessons from Madoff: Financial fraud and Ponzi schemes [Note: this session is Wednesday]
  • November 5th, 2009 - Fannie, Freddie and the Fed
  • November 19th, 2009 - Digging through the dirt: The real estate bubble

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