Dr Boyce Watkins, the world's leading black financial expert, designed this course as a way for young 20-something to learn the tools for getting their financial life started off right. In this course, Dr Watkins lays out the templates and standards for making good financial choices as a young person and how to build wealth for your family in both this generation and the next.
Dr Watkins finished college as The Wall Street Journal Outstanding graduating senior in Finance with a triple major in Finance, Economics and Business Management. He was also the only African American in the world to earn a PhD in Finance during the year 2002. He has taught college students at The University of Kentucky, Indiana University, Syracuse University, The University Rochester and The Ohio State University.
In this course, Dr Watkins brings to bear the gravity of his abilities when it comes to preparing young people to get to the top of the economic food chain as they move into the next stage of their lives. This is a course that every financially intelligent young person needs to take in order to avoid disaster. Let Dr Watkins be your guide to true prosperity.
I love to learn. I love to teach.. I never presume that I know everything, since the key to knowledge is understanding how little you actually know. But my goal is to give information, insights and perspectives that allow you to broaden your thinking and to realize all that is possible.
My PhD is in Finance, which I obtained from The Ohio State University. My masters degrees are in Mathematics and Statistics, which I earned at The University of Kentucky. I also received BA and BS degrees with a triple major in Finance, Economics and Business Management from The University of Kentucky.
I have been on the faculty at Syracuse University since 2001. Before that, I taught classes at The University of Rochester, The Ohio State University, Indiana University and The University of Kentucky. I've been teaching at the college level since I was 22 years old, and have mostly taught classes in Mathematics, Economics, Statistics and Finance.
I am the author of the following books: "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about College," "What if George Bush were a Black Man?", "Financial Lovemaking 101: Merging Assets with Your Partner in Ways that Feel Good," and "Black American Money."
Finally, I am the founder of the Your Black World Coalition, an organization and independent media outlet with over half a million subscribers worldwide. We have played a role in confronting destructive hip-hop music, and have also led campaigns on various civil rights issues in the African American community.