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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Personal Finance (FIN101)


Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

April 2015 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: define terms and concepts in regards to financial stability; income; budgeting; banking procedures; taxes; savings; investing; interest; insurance; and credit use; identify and evaluate attitudes and habits that lead to financial stability; outline a business or career plan, explaining and assessing organizational, financial, and educational considerations; develop a budget, applying and evaluating budgeting strategies, and devising solutions; outline and compare banking procedures and services ; understand personal risk management; describe and compare saving and investing alternatives; identify mortgage options and evaluate pros and cons; describe and analyze ethical compromises in regards to personal finance and propose solutions; describe and apply Jewish legal and moral perspectives on finance including charity and integrity;  reflect and describe on the personal impact of the material studied within this course.


Topics covered include: income; household accounting; savings and investing; and personal risk management.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Business or Finance (4/16) (3/21 revalidation).