Category Archives: Investment Advice

BYU Silver Fund

Professor Steven Thorley talks about the history, performance, and headwinds of BYU Silver Fund.

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Twitter IPO: Great Opportunity or Buyer Beware?

Finance Professor Jim Brau provides insight on the upcoming Twitter initial public offering (IPO).

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IPO 101 with Professor Jim Brau

Finance Professor Jim Brau shares insight on the initial public offering (IPO) process. Join us and learn from Professor Brau how terms like “red herring” or “road show” relate to the IPO process.

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Cougar Capital: Beyond Monopoly Money

Frank Chou and Hailey Shauklas come together to explore a unique course that turns second-year MBA students into sharks in the BYU version of Shark Tank. MBA 665, Cougar Capital, provides students the opportunity to invest $2 Million on live … Continue reading

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Kickstarter: How Small Investments from Many Can Launch a Product

Do want to get your business funded? Learn how Kickstarter, a funding program for new ventures, can connect you with the cash you need to launch new projects.

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Personal Finance Series – Retirement Savings – Brian Sudweeks – Episode 7

“Live like most people won’t and then you will live like most people can’t.” Professor Brian Sudweeks expands on this phrase by sharing some retirement savings principles you need to know as you finish your MBA. Want to learn more? … Continue reading

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Personal Finance Series – Real Estate – Barrett Slade – Episode 6

Rent or Buy? A question many of MBAs struggle with coming to the program and moving to their first job. Professor Barrett Slade teaches Real Estate Analysis in the MBA program and comes on the show to talk about the … Continue reading

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Personal Finance Series – Investments – Steven Thorley – Episode 5

After getting a job, what do you do with your earnings? What should be your expectations with your investments? Get some insights from Professor Steven Thorley in the Marriott School of Management. Want to learn more? The Marriott School of … Continue reading

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Personal Finance Series – Taxes – Ron Worsham – Episode 4

Taxes Matter! Professor Ron Worsham joins the show to talk about a few tax topics related to MBAs. He teaches a few tax classes for MBAs. When do you do your own taxes or seek help?

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Personal Finance Series – Salary Negotiations – Bruce Money – Episode 3

What are the right tactics to negotiate with your Employer? Deadlines, opening offers, bonuses… all these play a part. Professor Bruce Money, who teaches Global Negotiations in the MBA program, touches on these topics and more.

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