MONEY MATTERS

  • Program: Career Development Services
  • Course: Money Matters
  • Course #: CCDS1010
  • Total Credits: 1

Course Description

This course is intended for students who want to learn strategies on how to manage their money. Special attention is given to setting financial goals, tracking current spending habits, creating a personal budget, understanding credit, managing debt, and saving for the future.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:\
Compare financial goals with current spending
Identify financial short-term, mid-range, and long-term goals
Assess current spending habits
Develop a personal budget
Explain strategies to manage credit and debt
Develop a plan for future savings

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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