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SunTrust Financial Literacy Program

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Financial Literacy is a significant issue in today’s economy. In order to keep up with the current trends in today’s business environments John Cronin of the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics will host a five session “Lunch and Learn” seminar offered to the Upstate students, faculty, staff and the community beginning in September 2014.

The cost of the complete class will be $50 per person, which includes a textbook and lunch. USC Upstate students attend for FREE. This 5 week series will be held weekly on Wednesdays from 12:05 - 12:55 p.m., September 10 – October 15, 2014 (Off October 1). Box Lunch is provided.

Wednesdays, September 10 - October 15 (Off October 1)
12:05 - 12:55 p.m.
The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics
Room #250

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Listed below are the sessions and topics:

Lesson One: Managing Your Liquidity

  • Banking and Interest Rates
  • Managing Your Money
  • Assessing and Securing your Credit

Lesson Two: Personal Financing

  • Applying Time Value Concepts
  • Using Tax Concepts in Planning
  • Personal Loans- Student Loans
  • Purchasing and Financing a Home

Lesson Three: Insurance Protection

  • Auto and Homeowners
  • Health and Disability
  • Life

Lesson Four: Personal Investing

  • Investment Overview
  • Investing in Stocks
  • Investing in Bonds
  • Investing in Mutual Funds
  • Diversification

Lesson Five: Retirement and Estate Planning

  • Retirement Planning
  • Estate Planning

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