Personal Finance and Investing


Summer 2014 quarter

Taught by

management science, statistics

Personal finance and investing can sometimes be daunting to initiate. Yet long-term investing in the stock market can yield significant results with relatively low risk. We will examine the benefits of systematic investing and how to initiate a low-cost, long-term plan. We will work from the critically acclaimed A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel. This class is for the novice who would like to take charge of their own lifetime savings as well as those that have some understanding of finance and would like to learn more. We will also examine typical personal finance issues such as compounding, insurance, credit cards, student loans, the buy-vs.-lease auto decision and other personal finance areas as identified by students.  Emphasis will be on in-class exchanges with like-minded investors.

Fields of Study

Location and Schedule

Campus location

Olympia

Schedule

Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: 5:30-9:30p Tue

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Online Learning

Hybrid Online Learning < 25% Delivered Online

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Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Summer)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 36

Summer

Course Reference Number

Full Session (4 credits): 40102

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