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Money Management and Personal Finance

Course Description

The student will design and utilize a personal budget, create and evaluate a savings, investment, insurance and retirement program. The student will be able to use credit judiciously and make rational decisions in utilizing his purchasing power. In addition, the student will be able to identify the basic elements of will and estate planning. The student will have the opportunity to utilize current, user-friendly computer software and instructor-created exercises to apply the above concepts to their personal financial situation. Field trips may be required. NOTE: Offered only in the Spring term.(Prerequisite: MATH-012, MATH-015 or satisfactory completion of the College's foundational studies requirement in computation)