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BUS 439 - Senior Topic: Personal Finance (4)

Stages in a person's financial lifetime; the "Age Matrix;" avoiding common financial problems; FICO scores; student loans; first job compensation considerations - benefits, 401(k) accounts, etc.; "Big Ticket" items – home, auto, etc.; personal tax basics; insurance; personal vs. institutional investing; online calculators and other resources. Prerequisite: BUS 305