An applied approach to the problems and possibilities confronting the consumer in today's economy. Emphasis is placed on the development of skills in personal financial planning: decision making, use of credit and principles of saving and investment. Attention is given to the problems in housing, transportation, health services, and insurance. Issues of personal taxation, government regulation, and environmental protection are considered in relation to consumer interest. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.
Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018