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Everyday Economics And Finances

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This course introduces students to thinking about and working with numbers by examining the day-to-day and societal importance of money.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    The Fundamentals of Economics and Finance

    • Examine cash management products and common income tax terms.
    • Determine the time value of money, savings, earnings, and cost of credit associated with personal financial decisions.
    • Explain the relationship of opportunity cost to personal financial decisions.

    Consumer Debt and Paying for College

    • Explain the costs and benefits of a college degree.
    • Evaluate options for paying for college.
    • Calculate the costs of credit card usage.

    Credit Scores and Major Financial Decisions

    • Explain the relationship of credit reports and scores to the credit approval process.
    • Describe credit score factors and score improvement strategies.
    • Assess the costs, benefits and process of renting versus buying a home.

    Planning for the Future: Investments and Retirement

    • Determine retirement income needs and retirement planning strategies.
    • Explain reasons and strategies for investment planning.
    • Evaluate types of investment vehicles.

    Personal Budgeting and Financial Planning

    • Describe the relationship between economic forces and personal finances.
    • Develop personal financial goals and a personal budget.
    • Explain how behavioral economic concepts affect our planning, spending, and credit decisions.
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