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SunTrust Financial Literacy Program

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Fridays from 8 – 9:30 a.m., September 6 – October 4, 2013
Networking Time: 8-8:30 a.m. (coffee, juice and light refreshments);
Class Sessions: 8:30-9:30 a.m.

The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics
(Downtown Spartanburg - 160 East Saint John Street)

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From simple tasks like making a household budget or balancing a checkbook, to evaluating life insurance and selecting an investment vehicle to fund a comfortable retirement, people have to learn about personal finance in order to be successful overseers of their incomes and assets. Students especially are faced with an array of purchasing, savings and credit choices, necessitating the need for solid financial information in order to make smart financial decisions for the future.

Accounting instructor John Cronin will host this five-week program that will address these decisions and choices. Guest lectures will be provided by executives from SunTrust Bank and other USC Upstate business professors. Topics will be especially timely for students, but the classes are also open to the general public, alumni, faculty and staff. This event qualifies for USC Upstate Continuing Education credits for personal development. Topics that will be covered in-depth include:

Managing your money
Assessing and securing your credit
Managing your credit
Student loan debt and repayment

Applying time value concepts
Using tax concepts in planning
Personal loans
Purchasing and financing a home

Auto and homeowners
Health and disability

Investment overview
Investing in stocks
Investing in bonds
Investing in mutual funds
Investing in annuities

Retirement planning
Estate planning
Dealing with divorce

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an, Professor of Management
Phone: 864-503-5511

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Phone: 864-503-5312

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George Dean Johnson, Jr.
College of Business and Economics

160 East St. John Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Phone: 864-503-5580
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