Personal Finance

Are you considering Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as an investment strategy? Is your individual retirement account (IRA) or 401K set up to earn the maximum return possible? Are you nearing retirement and want to learn how to make money when you don't have a job? Or do you need to learn how to manage debt and use credit wisely?

Wake Tech offers a variety of personal finance classes to help you build a foundation for better financial decision-making. Search our catalog below, or contact us to inquire about courses that may not be currently listed. 

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Maximizing Social SecurityCSP-4000JP2
There are thousands of options for claiming your Social Security, and retirees and pre-retirees are understandably apprehensive about making a costly mistake and filing for benefits at the wrong time. Whether you’re single, married, divorced, or widowed, this course will giv...
Pathways to Careers in FinanceHRD-3004BI2
If you like math and money, this course will help you explore merging the two into an exciting career in the fast-growing world of finance. You will learn about work in accounting, banking, lending, and insurance. The class covers how to research positions, qualifications,...
Principles of Retirement PlanningCSP-4000JR2
Learn the principles of conservative retirement planning. This course highlights the ABC Planning Model and covers income planning, retirement budgeting, financial decision making, changes in planning paradigms, the history of markets, the impact of bear markets, and more. I...
Retirement Planning TodayCSP-4000JI2
You’ve worked hard to provide for your family and save for your future - now, your money should work for you! This course will show you how to keep more of what you've earned, whether you're approaching retirement or just beginning to think about it. You'll learn how to set...
Smart Money ManagementHRD-3008O2
Developing money management skills, especially when facing unemployment or reduced wages, can be a daunting challenge. Our Smart Money Management course will provide financial management skills for adults in these situations, along with tips for living on less. Participants...
Smarter Money Management: Keys to Making Good Financial DecisionsHRD-3008R2
Financial planning is essential for adults seeking to move toward a living wage. Learn how to start a budget, re-build credit scores, manage debt, manage expenses, eliminate unnecessary spending, and develop a wage improvement plan. Discover a framework for making sound econ...
Stocks, Bonds, and Investing: Oh My!BAF-3272BE
Looking for a good solid class in the basics of stocks, bonds, finance, and investing? Haven't the slightest clue how to prepare for retirement, pay for college, or even manage your personal finances? And do you wish you could do it all without having to pay a broker or a fi...
The Road to RetirementCSP-4000ED2
Are you nearing or considering retirement? This course will teach you how to integrate important concepts to help you prepare for retirement. In addition, you will find out how to fight off the effects of inflation, avoid unnecessary taxes, and protect yourself from the pote...
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