Personal Economics: Spending and Saving

The purpose of this course is to strenthen personal life management skills by providing students with a complete perspective on personal economics. This topical course features financial planning, budgeting, cash and credit management, housing decisions, balancing work and home life, major purchasing decisions, investments, social responsibility, tax planning, retirement planning, estate planning, community service, and related ethical and legal issues. Students with little background in finance, economics or mathematics welcome.