A study of the financial principles when managing financial affairs. Includes topics such as budgeting, retirement, property ownership, savings, and investment planning.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Identify the concepts associated with the time value of money
  • Identify the differences among various savings and investment programs and classes of securities
  • Identify the options for insurance
  • Describe retirement and estate planning techniques
  • Explain owning versus renting real property
  • Describe consumer protection legislation

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0