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2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook 
2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FIN 180 - Consumer and Personal Finance (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: None
This course prepares students to understand the fundamentals of managing personal finances and how the principles, concepts, and application of these fundamentals impact personal and professional lives. Topics covered will include: goal setting; budgeting; banking and basic financial transactions; building, maintaining and repairing credit; credit report and scores; home ownership; current regulations and practices governing consumer financial transactions, including consumer protection laws, fair credit and collection, bankruptcy, banking services and products, insurance and investment, basic negotiating skills, financial counselor roles and skill sets, planning for education, retirement, and basic investments.