Mar 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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FIN 201 - Personal Finance


The primary emphasis is to teach students how to become more knowledgeable and independent over personal financial matters. Topics such as obtaining financial aid, managing student loans, career and education planning, budgeting, credit cards, stock market investing, real estate, behavioral finance, retirement planning, and insurance will be covered. Upon completing the course, students will be able to make better financial decisions using computer-based simulations and software that facilitate financial planning methods such as what-if analysis, sensitivity analysis, and scenario planning. Offered every semester. This course is open to all USM students. When taken by business or accounting majors, this course will give general elective credit. Do not take if previously completed BUS 201 Personal Finance as this is the same class. Repeat rules apply. Cr 3

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