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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Special Topics- Personal Finance and Investing


Students will be introduced to the lifelong skill of personal finance and investing. Topics of importance will include management of your personal credit score, becoming an efficient consumer, dollar cost averaging & the power of compounding, proper investment allocation and many other concepts that, if followed properly, will lead to financial security throughout your working career and into retirement.
Course Details

Fall 2021

Sep 1, 2021 - Dec 8, 2021
Anthony Lachowetz
Base Cost: $1,446 ($482/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Sep 01, 2021
End date: Dec 08, 2021
Last day to add: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to drop: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Oct 28, 2021