The purpose of the Money Matters course is to provide participants with information on personal budgeting, the importance of savings and investments, and mortgage pitfalls. Participants will also discuss how to add in the fun factor.  

Program Level: Basic

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: N/A

Instructional Method: Group-Live

Instructor: Kyla Jones

Recommended CPE Credit: 1.0 Hours

Field of Study: Finance

 Course Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Complete a zero-based budget;
  • Explain the importance of saving and adding in some fun to the budget; and,
  • Explain common mortgage pitfalls, how events (weddings, graduations, etc.) play into the budget, student loan concerns, and how to identify and reduce debt.

Program Policies

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