Family Finance

Family Finance
Introduction to time value of money, budgeting, saving, credit, taxes, housing, insurance, and investing emphasizing practical application in the home.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining SFL 260
Course Outcomes

Content and Learning

Identify areas of financial risk in your personal lives.

Differentiate between a good financial decision and a poor financial decision.

Use financial calculators or financial equations for time value of money to classify various financial products to determine the most appropriate product for their family given their current financial situation.

Generate a family budget and evaluate home and automobile purchasing and financing options.

Analyze and plan for present and future needs by understanding investing option available.