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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Special Topics- Personal Finance Insurance


Third module of four module program. Course provides critical personal finance skills vital in life for financial stability and success. This course is especially useful for mature students with business and professional experience who have a desire to learn about personal finance risks and a financially-sound way of planning with insurance to provide funds to handle those risks, retirement and estate planning. By covering such topics as Insurance Fundamentals, Health and Personal Insurance, Financial and Living Aspects of Retirement, and Estate Planning, Wills and Estate Taxes, you will gain a foundation for making sound personal financial decisions useful for the rest of your life. You may take this course alone or with any or all of the five modules in the course. There are no prerequisites.
Course Details

Summer 2021

Jul 6, 2021 - Aug 13, 2021
Thomas Mihok
Base Cost: $900 ($900/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Jul 06, 2021
End date: Aug 13, 2021
Last day to add: Jul 12, 2021
Last day to drop: Jul 12, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Jul 28, 2021