A survey of the financial decisions encountered in managing personal and family financial affairs. Topics will include budgeting, housing decisions, auto leasing, personal loans and credit card debt, managing risk through home, health, auto and life insurance, legal protection, taxes, investments and savings for retirement.
MGT 353: Financial Management
Introduction to the two major decisions faced by the finance manager: financing (raising cash) and capital budgeting (investing cash). A focus on cash flow-based decision making including time value of money, the relationship between risk and return, the cost of capital, capital structure, and leverage.