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The 21st Century Student's Guide to Financial Literacy - Going Global

Student E-Textbook and Online Course

There’s more to financial literacy than personal finance and money management. In this complex and increasingly globalized world, financial literacy and career readiness requires knowledge about global commerce, business, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

This fun student workbook has 17 easy to understand chapters covering such important topics as the evolution of money, the rise of capitalism, venture capital, startups, intellectual property, securities and stock markets, wealth disparity, and global free trade agreements. Ideal for a career and business course!

Purchase includes access to 17 chapters of the student e-book (text not downloadable), downloadable pdf Chapter Activities Binders, graded chapter quizzes, vocabulary tests and vocabulary e-flashcards. Audible e-book with instructor commentary coming soon.

326 pages; B&W interior. Also available in print.


What topics are covered in the student workbook?

  • early commerce and trade
  • the evolution of money
  • the gold standard
  • fiat money
  • the origins of capitalism
  • venture capital
  • traits of innovators and entrepreneurs
  • associational thinking
  • Myers-Briggs Personality types
  • innovation and the R&D process
  • parliamentary procedure
  • market sectors and industries
  • trade secrets and industrial espionage
  • patents, trademarks, copyright
  • debt vs. equity securities
  • how to interpret a stock quote
  • stocks and securities
  • IPOs
  • major indexes
  • currency around the globe
  • cryptocurrency
  • free trade and barriers to free trade
  • and much more.

Students learn about the roles of such powerful institutions as the SEC, USPTO, Federal Reserve Bank, IMF, World Bank, World Trade Organization, G7, G20, and Eurozone, mastering over 250 financial literacy terms and concepts.

Class Curriculum



Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The ideal resource for a business or career prep class or can be a self-paced online course.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own. The e-textbook student chapters are read-only.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 10 days and we will give you a full refund.
What if I need a bulk buy or need to enroll more than one student?
Contact us at [email protected] and we can arrange for a bulk purchase and distribution to students.
Do you accept purchase orders?
Yes. Purchase orders can be emailed to [email protected] or faxed to 949-209-1871.

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