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FIN 3330 Personal Finance

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  • 71 terms

    Term:

    Insurance

    Definition:

    Protection against possible financial loss

    • Chapter 10 - Property & Motor Vehicle Insurance
    • 71 terms
    • Vocabulary for Chapter 10 - Property & Motor Vehicle Insurance. Find, create, and access insurance policy, Insurance coverage flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Estate

    Definition:

    Everything one owns - includes bank accounts, stocks, bonds, real estate and personal prop

    • Chapter 19 - Estate Planning
    • 64 terms
    • Vocabulary for Chapter 19 - Estate Planning. Find, create, and access Inheritance, Taxation in the United States flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Life insurance

    Definition:

    Person joins a risk-sharing group by purchasing a contract; insurance company promises to pay a sum of money at the time of the policyholder's death to beneficiaries selected

    • Chapter 12 - Life Insurance
    • 56 terms
    • Vocabulary for Chapter 12 - Life Insurance. Find, create, and access Endowment policy, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Concerns when beginning investment pgm

    Definition:

    - Don't know where to get the info needed to evaluate potential investments - Investors worry that they won't know what info means once they find it

    • Chapter 14 - Investing in Stocks
    • 55 terms
    • Vocabulary for Chapter 14 - Investing in Stocks. Find, create, and access Dividend, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 54 terms

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    Corporate bond

    Definition:

    A corps written pledge to repay a specified amount of money with interest

    • Chapter 15 - Investing in Bonds
    • 54 terms
    • Vocabulary for Chapter 15 - Investing in Bonds. Find, create, and access flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 50 terms

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    Creation of wealth

    Definition:

    - Provides financial security (not necessarily happiness) - Provides a safety net for the unexpected emergencies you may experience - Will allow you to retire on terms when and where you choose

    • Chapter 13 - Investing Fundamentals
    • 50 terms
    • Vocabulary for Chapter 13 - Investing Fundamentals. Find, create, and access flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 49 terms

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    Challenges retirees will face

    Definition:

    -Changes in employee benefits -Longer life spans -Uncertainty with SS & Medicare -Rising costs of healthcare

    • Chapter 18 - Starting Early: Retirement Planning
    • 49 terms
    • Vocabulary for Chapter 18 - Starting Early: Retirement Planning. Find, create, and access retirement income flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 48 terms

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    Why do 1/2 U.S. households invest in MFs?

    Definition:

    - Easy way to invest - MFs offer professional management - Funds can help you diversify your investment $s

    • Chapter 16 - Investing in Mutual Funds
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    Jun 08, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    Professor Chapman is wonderful and is very knowledgeable in the world of personal finance.

    Course highlights:

    Learned how to calculate taxes and the basics of the stock market.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Do all of the mindtap assignments but don't wait until the last minute! Some of them take time to get through.

    • Spring 2017
    • julian chapman
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Always Do the Reading
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    Apr 22, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Pretty easy, overall.

    Course Overview:

    This course will educate you on basic knowledge that you will need to know in case there is a car accident, personal injury, and just over all how to manage your personal finances.

    Course highlights:

    The fact that this course was extremely interesting, everything was amazing. I learned more into depth about insurance, claims, Wills, retirement, social security, and much more.

    Hours per week:

    0-2 hours

    Advice for students:

    If your parents do everything for you, I would recommend taking this course to learn more about financing your financial life

    • Spring 2017
    • julian chapman
    • Yes
    • Background Knowledge Expected Great Intro to the Subject Great Discussions
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    Dec 06, 2016
    | Would recommend.

    Pretty easy, overall.

    Course Overview:

    Easy class, nice professor. Teaches you personal ways to invest better in the real world.

    Course highlights:

    I learned calculations on bonds, stock. Different investment companies. If I should buy a car or finance it. How to make a financial budget.

    Hours per week:

    0-2 hours

    Advice for students:

    Focus on her powerpoints more than the book

    • Fall 2016
    • julian chapman
    • Great Intro to the Subject Many Small Assignments Great Discussions


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