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Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Personal Finance (FIN101)

Location: 

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

Length: 

39 hours (13 weeks).

Dates: 

April 2015 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: achieve and maintain financial stability; understand personal finance fundamentals and concepts; use critical thinking skills for responsible financial planning; and describe, create, and implement attainable and sustainable strategies to comprehend financial issues and meet those challenges successfully.

Instruction: 

Topics include: financial stability; income; budgeting; banking procedures; taxes; savings; investing; interest; insurance; and credit use; attitudes and habits that lead to financial stability, writing and understanding a business or career plan, explaining and assessing organizational, financial, and educational considerations, developing, applying and evaluating budgeting strategies, compare banking procedures and service, personal risk management, compare saving and investing alternatives, identify and evaluate mortgage options, analyze ethical compromises in regards to personal finance and propose solutions. Assessment: Students are required to successfully pass a number of quizzes covering specific assigned topics and submit a portfolio assignment.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Business or Finance (4/16). 

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