$199.00
Instructor:
Chris Harris, Associate Professor, Finance; Chair, Department of Finance
Contact Hours:
10 hours (1.0 CEUs)
Dates:
Open enrollment, course available September 1-December 31
Times:
Self-paced; 10 hours
Location:
Online
Cost:
$199

Course Description

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Worrying about money and saving for the future can feel overwhelming for many of us. In this course, Dr. Harris shows how to make wise financial decisions to achieve personal financial goals. In 8 lectures you will gain a new appreciation for the variety of financial decisions available to you. These lectures offer an opportunity to help you determine your financial aspirations and gain a better understanding of how to get there. No expertise in finance needed. 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • How to set your financial goals
    Understanding how the value of money changes over time
    Appreciation of how the little things matter
    The key idea behind “paying yourself first”
    A peek into credit and how it works
    Understanding financial products: health insurance, savings, and investments
    how to understand the budgeting process and keys for personal success.
    how to interpret credit and credit scores at a personal level.
    basic investment accounts necessary for building wealth.
    how to identify the value in employer benefits.
    Set financial goals
  • Understand how the value of money changes over time
  • Understand the key idea of “paying yourself first”
  • Understand financial products: health insurance, savings, and investments
  • Understand the budgeting process and keys for personal success
  • Interpret credit and credit scores at a personal level
  • Basic investment accounts necessary for building wealth
  • Identify the value in employer benefits.

About the Instructor

Dr. Chris Harris is an Associate Professor of Finance and the Chair of the Department of Finance at Elon. He has a passion for understanding how individuals and companies manage the finite resources they have available to them. He enjoys teaching classes that help students understand how companies make financial decisions, and how individuals can make wise financial decisions to achieve major financial goals.

 $199.00