Financial Planning course at Mitchell High Schools Host Bing Crosby from Edward Jones

On Wednesday, November 17th, Mitchell High School CTE hosted Bing Crosby as a guest speaker in Mr. Snyder’s 1st block Financial Planning class.  Mr. Crosby is the lead Financial Advisor at Spruce Pine’s Edward Jones branch.  Mr. Crosby spoke to students about a number of topics including modern portfolio theory, investment risk management, the time value of money and career opportunities in financial services.  Students also won prizes for correct answers to financial trivia.  Listening to Mr. Crosby allowed the students to gain an understanding of a real-world financial planning career.