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    Jan 16, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FN 100 - Personal Finance


Number of Credits: 3
Research financial planning for individuals. Calculate the time value of money. Identify issues in personal tax planning, cash and credit card management, consumer loans, and purchasing insurance. Analyze various investments. Plan for retirement. Assess estate plan alternatives. Prerequisite: MAT-095 with a minimum grade of C or better, plus eligibility for ENGL-101. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. GENERAL EDUCATION. (Fall, Spring and Summer) Three hours lecture. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

GENERAL EDUCATION Category: General Education Elective

Pre-requisite(s): MAT 095  with a minimum grade of C or better, plus eligibility for ENGL 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Explain the relationship between financial decision making and individual well being. (PG1; GE1)  
2. Calculate the time value of money. (PG5; GE5) 
3. Investigate consumer loans and purchasing insurance.     
4. Identify ways to minimize tax liability, and effectively manage cash and credit card use. (GE5) 
5. Compare investments. (GE4) 
6. Describe decisions made for retirement. (GE6)
7. List alternatives for estate planning.
8. Develop a personal financial plan and budget that effectuates personal goals and well being. (PG1,5; GE7)



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