DUE DATE: June 27th, 2021
Course Instructor: Wes Ayranto
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Assignment Goals. There are many articles written on personal finance. The challenge is to determine the value of these articles with respect to accuracy, clarity and bias. The intention of this assignment is to practice critical assessment of such articles. Specifically, the goals are:
1. To evaluate the accuracy of generalizations, clarity of presentation, and bias in the newspaper article.
2. To explain how the issues discussed in the article affect individuals or families in Canada (be careful if you select an article from the US as it may not apply to Canada).
3. To express how you can apply the information in the article to help you make better financial decisions.
4. To gain experience in expressing ideas in written form.
Written Assignment Overview – 25% of course mark – see Evaluation Criteria for Article Critique Assignment and Check List below.
How to get started….
Find an article from an online source, a newspaper or other current publication, printed no earlier than 2018, reason being, a lot has changes since then, and I mean a lot. Pick an article that relates to the topics we are studying in this course. (minimum 1 page or 700 words, 2 pages preferred).
Note: You will be asked to explain how the issue discussed in your article affects individuals or families in Canada, so be sure that your article is relevant to Canada’s economy – not just the US. Please ensure you provide a copy of the article so I know what you are referencing.
If you are using an online source, be sure to provide the article title and include a direct link to the internet page address where I can see the article). If you are using a paper source, like from a printed magazine or newspaper, be sure to provide the title of the article, the name of the periodical and date of publication and upload a scanned copy of the article to include it as past of your submission. • If I am unable to access the ar