The Money Ride: A Passenger's Guide to Money and Wealth

The Money Ride: A Passenger's Guide to Money and Wealth


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982639306
Publisher: Kala Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2010
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 15 - 18 Years

About the Author

William K. Busch is a Certified Financial Planner® with 27 years of experience helping people make smart money decisions to address a variety of financial issues and concerns. Bill spent the past ten years developing the Money Ride concept as the platform for a financial literacy course for high school and college students. He also presents the Money Ride to business and community groups to share his message of financial self-reliance for financial success.

Table of Contents


1 The Ride 13


Making the Most of Your Turn

2 The Rules 19

The Grabbing Rules

Your Work I. Q.

Your Money I. Q.

3 Money Dynamics 27

The Uses of Money

Meet Your Fellow Passengers

The Mechanics of Money


Money Decay

4 Stashing Your Cash 43

The Opportunity Vest

Vest Dynamics

5 The Spend Pocket 49

PAW at Work

Your Friend Bud

Budget = D2

Building Your Budget

Sample Monthly Budget

6 The Save Pocket 63

Here Comes MAW

Save = Safe

How Much?

How Soon/How Long?


7 The Invest Pocket 75

MAW Goes to Work


Invest = Risk

The Three Levels of Risk

Invest = Reward

Invest = Growth

Invest = Income

Mechanics of investing

How Much?

How Soon/How Long?


Business Ownership



Mutual Funds

Real Estate


8 The Protect Pocket 105

Expect the Unexpected

Health, Income, Property & Life

Risk Transfer

Cost Sharing

Full Replacement Value

9 The Borrow Pocket 115

Borrowing: From D2 to -S2

OPM Mechanics

Good Debt & Bad Debt

Your Borrowing Score

10 Time to Buckle Up! 127

Glossary of Money Ride Terms 129

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