This course is a primer in sound personal financial management. Students are introduced to the financial challenges that occur over a life-time: cash budgeting, credit management, debt management, personal income taxes, evaluating mortgages and installment loans, investing in the financial markets, and planning for retirement. In addition, current articles related to personal finance topics are analyzed and discussed. May not be used to satisfy a requirement in the business major or minor.
Prerequisites: Students who have BUS 300 transfer credit may not take this course.