Accelerator: Personal Finance – Everything You Always Wanted To Know

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Stressed and confused about personal finances? The solution isn’t to make more money, it’s to manage your money.

Stressed and confused about personal finances? The solution isn’t to make more money, it’s to manage your money.

Stressed and confused about personal finances? The solution isn’t to make more money, it’s to manage your money. In this program you’ll learn how to plan, budget, and balance your income and expenses so you can enjoy your life during college and as you embark on your career. The goal of this course will be for you to gain a thorough understanding of introductory concepts in Personal Finance for making personal financial decisions that lead to making the best choices possible to culminate in your successful future.

When: Mondays (7/11/2022-8/15/2022)

Where: via Zoom

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (EDT)

Cost: 200$

*This program is free for students attending Bluffton, Capital, Denison, Heidelberg, Kenyon, Marietta, Ohio Wesleyan, Otterbein, Wittenberg, and Wooster. Ask your career center for the promotional code.*

NOTE: You will have an opportunity to earn a badge that signifies the time and effort you put into this program, based on your instructor’s requirements. You can include this badge on your resume and post it to your LinkedIn profile.

At the completion of this Personal Finance module you should be able to :

  • Summarize the basics of the financial planning process
  • Demonstrate the use of time value of money concepts regarding personal finance
  • Compare and contrast techniques used to manage cash
  • Identify the various types of credit used to finance expenses
  • Create and analyze personal financial statements and a budget
  • Prepare and review a simple tax form
  • Discover a realistic retirement plan

Your instructor, Louann Cummings, is a tenured Professor of Business at the University of Findlay She received her BA in economics from Denison University, an MBA (and CPA) from the University of Toledo, and a Doctor of Business Management from Case Western Reserve University. Her passion is helping students and colleagues become exceptional global leaders who truly make a difference. She also worked for Root Learning, Inc. developing learning map technologies for companies such as Harley-Davidson, ATT Wireless, Motorola, UPS, and Whirlpool.