Personal Finance - GENC3004

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: School of Banking and Finance

Course Outline: GENC3004 Course Outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Excluded:All UG Business programs

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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The course introduces students from a non-financial background to the principles of accumulating, managing and protecting wealth. The course covers the topics of tracking expenses and preparing budgets, savings, buying on credit, securing a good job, buying a home, paying off mortgages faster, protecting yourself through using insurance, building wealth using superannuation, minimising tax, investment fundamentals, investing in shares, property, fixed interest and exotic products, advanced investment strategies, retirement strategies for your parents, wills and choosing a financial adviser.

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