Semester Credit: 5
How do personal financial habits affect students’ financial futures? How can they make smart decisions with money in areas of saving, spending, and investing? This course introduces you to basic financial habits such as financial goals, budgeting, and creating financial plans. You learn about topics such as taxation, financial institutions, credit, and money management. The course also addresses how occupations and educational choices can influence personal financial planning, and how individuals can protect themselves from identity theft.