This course introduces students to investing and financial markets. The course consists of understanding savings vehicles and the difference between saving and investing, understanding a variety of investment vehicles with an emphasis on the stock market, mutual funds vs ETFs.The course intends to help students demystify the investing process, understand the basic tools of investing, and give practical experience in establishing and monitoring a portfolio. This higher-level course will enable students to prepare investment strategies for their immediate future and their career years, as well as plan for their retirement years. Problem-solving and decision-making skills will be stressed.
Finance and Investing
Monday, January 22 – Friday, May 10, 2024