ECON 352: Economics of Personal Finance

Credits 3
This course will deal with a number of issues that fall under the rubric of 'Personal Finance'. The topics that will be dealt with include the Monetary Value of Time, Planning and Budgeting, On Spending Decisions, Credit Issues, Investment Vehicles and Practical Ways to Ride Them. The course will deal with the theoretical underpinnings, institutional frameworks, and practical strategies in these areas. At the end of the course it is hoped that students will be well prepared to embark on their own long-term financial plans. This course is for ECON major and minors.