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Prairie State College    
  Feb 23, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog

BUS 165 Personal Asset Management

Prerequisite: None
3 lectures per week: 3 hrs credit
This course is a study of investment vehicles and the securities market. The content includes a study of stocks, bonds, money market instruments, mutual funds, and real estate; what they are used for and how; why and when they should be traded; who should invest in them; how interest rates affect them; investment strategies; and how a portfolio should be managed. The course also informs students of their financial responsibilities, helps them to develop strategies for managing their debt, and explores skills for the wise use of credit.