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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FIN 4435 - Financial Planning

Credits: 4
This course is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in the financial planning profession and for those wishing to learn how to manage their own financial affairs and make wise financial decisions. The course provides students with the knowledge, skills and competence necessary to make and advise on individual financial planning decisions such as risk management and insurance, retirement, tax, education, and large purchase planning. Students will have a solid understanding of the personal financial planning process and the use of quantitative and qualitative tools to measure financial well-being, manage liquidity, debt, & credit, and estimate insurance and retirement needs. Students will also learn communication and counseling strategies and techniques found to be effective in personal and professional interactions. Finally, students will learn insights from the consumer behavior and behavioral finance fields that will help guide their clients, and their own, financial planning processes.
Prerequisite(s): FIN 2500