Personal Finance

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Personal Finance

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Personal Finance is dedicated to the study of how and individual should manage his or her money. It will familiarize students with basic financial concepts, such as the time value of money, and how to interpret interest rates. It will look at personal loans, including credit cards, auto loans, and home mortgages. The second part of the course is primarily devoted to the study of investing in stocks and bonds, including a discussion of money market and mutual funds. Insurance, retirement planning and estate planning will also be discussed. To wrap up, students will learn how to integrate all the components into a comprehensive financial.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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