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 (ECO 103-CC2):

The students in this class will research various money management topics, including the latest trends and scams, and give presentations during the lunch hour at the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County located at 115 South Avenue.  Many of our residents, especially senior citizens and single parents, rely on lunch hour seminars at the library as a source of information. These seminars are open to the public and are free of charge. (10 hours) F-07