Personal Finance 1 SemesterThe Personal Finance course introduces students to strategies and practices that empower them to manage theirmoney wisely. Students first perform a self-analysis to discover their money personality. A study of good consumerhabits includes a comparison of renting and buying. Students learn the steps to building wealth, including buildingan emergency fund, evaluating and embracing risk when investing, and using credit sparingly and wisely. Asurvey of consumer rights accompanies the steps recommended to protect one’s personal information. Studentssurvey types of insurance and evaluate the role of each in limiting personal financial risk. The course concludeswith an entire Unit dedicated to evaluating higher education opportunities, costs, and funding.
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