Personal Financial Planning

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDBU1045 FDS (3,3,0)
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What is the course about?

GDBU1045 is designed to help students realize the importance of personal financial planning to their future. Student will understand how to build a disciplined financial plan in an early stage to achieve the financial goals and non-financial goals in their lives. An appropriate use of credit cards and loans will be emphasized to avoid being destroyed by excessive and irresponsible burrowing, a common and serious problems for youths in other countries as well as Hong Kong. Other essential tools (e.g. mortgages and savings) will be introduced to solve problems at various stages of life. Various investment alternatives will also be described with the focus on their appropriateness, risk and return trade-off and roles in personal financial planning. Students will be able to protect themselves from being pushed into making inappropriate financial decisions. This course will help students to live a life balancing various aspects of humanity.

What do the students say about this course?

The lecturer teaches basic knowledge different financial products with concrete examples. I found it the most useful that I can learn how to apply the concept to real life situations. This helps me make a better plan of my future asset.

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Year 3 student from Arts


Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.