Service Learning Courses in Economics

ECO 103 - Personal Money Management | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

ECO 103 - Personal Money Management

A very practical course which teaches you how to create a financial plan to realize goals, such as home ownership and early retirement. By taking this course, you will learn how to avoid credit trouble, save money on automobile purchases, and buy a desirable home. You will also learn how to protect yourself from financial disaster through the purchase of the lowest cost and safest insurance policies. Finally, you will learn how to make your money grow by investing in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Using the techniques you learn in this class will allow you to plan, save, and spend wisely so you and your family will enjoy a better way of life. Three class hours.

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall and Spring

Service Project 103-CC2

As a class, students will provide a 50 minute workshop for fellow students focusing on key points of financial aide, budgets, and credit.  Students will have the option of signing up for one of the following work groups for the service project:  Marketing, presenting, developing handout materials (brochures/flyers), or surveying workshop participant.