2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CECON 1420 Personal Finance

This is an introductory course for all Lesley students. The course addresses financial issues in today's environment of high living costs and financial uncertainties. A focus will be the importance of planning, analyzing, and controlling personal finances. Students will acquire a variety of skills and techniques for personal financial management, enabling success professionally and personally in achieving financial goals. A key project will be the development of a portfolio of stocks and mutual funds.