A Kitchener resident has printed a ebook to assist individuals higher perceive the varied features of financing, with a brand new twist.
Bryton Keyes, a Senior Accountant at Ernst and Younger, spoke with KitchenerToday and described the concept behind the ebook “The Recreation Plan: The Connection Between Sports activities and Monetary Success.”
The ebook relates numerous sports activities like hockey, golf and basketball to how they are often seen within the monetary world. Keyes famous one explicit instance involving the Toronto Maple leaves and the way their followers are very affected person and dependable to the staff 12 months after 12 months. He mentioned that this might additionally translate over to investing, as being affected person and letting the cash develop is vital.
“Even when individuals could not play a specific sport, they could use explicit phrases or pull various things from sports activities that means, and I simply thought that additionally completely different individuals perhaps are simply too scared to get into their very own funds and discover it too complicated however when boiling it down to only some easy ideas and analogies that it’d assist them.
Keyes mentioned that for individuals who are usually not immersed within the monetary world and should discover it complicated, will see that it’s extra simple than they assume whereas overlaying subjects like financial savings, debt administration, finances, wills, and retirement.
Keyes famous that the individuals who would discover essentially the most use out of his ebook are sports activities lovers or those that know somebody who performs sports activities however do not totally perceive finance whereas being geared in direction of a barely youthful viewers.
“Whether or not you might be taking part in it or watching it, sports activities can educate completely different classes, whether or not or not it’s self-discipline or teamwork, or counting on completely different individuals,” mentioned Keyes. “The entire idea of finance and planning and saving, these sorts of sports activities can present some cool analogies to assist carry these ideas extra to life.”
The ebook additionally brings a house city really feel by mentioning Waterloo Area athletes like hockey participant Mark Scheifele and basketball participant Jamal Murray.
Keyes mentioned that finally, it could be good to see his ebook as a device to assist lecturers educate grades seven and up in a brand new monetary curriculum.
The ebook is obtainable for buy on Amazon.