CHARLESTON, SC– Students from the College of Charleston School of Business’ Microfinance Club are hosting free finance classes to help community members better plan for their future.
Business students with a passion for finance teach the courses, held Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. starting February 22 through April 26, alongside finance professor and associate dean of the business school, Jocelyn Evans, Ph.D.
Topics for individual seminar sessions include budgeting, saving for retirement, establishing and improving credit, investing in the stock market and more.
The complimentary courses will take place in Room 132 of the business school’s Tate Center, located on 6 Liberty Street in downtown Charleston.
Active since 2010, the Microfinance Club works to uphold the business school’s shared mission to promote sustainable economic development both locally and abroad by educating and supporting community members through a deeper understanding of financial literacy.
The School of Business has 2,300 students enrolled in ready-to-work programs including eight undergraduate majors, an Honors Program in Business, several interdisciplinary minors, and two master’s programs in business and accountancy. The School of Business is recognized among the top 30 colleges for studying business abroad by the Business Research Guide. The faculty’s scholarly research expertise is steeped in areas such as supply chain management, cross-cultural marketing, executive leadership, hospitality and tourism, political economics, financial investment, bankruptcy, entrepreneurship, commercial real estate, and consumer research.
For more information about the personal finance seminars, please contact Evans at [email protected] or visit sb.cofc.edu to learn more about our students’ achievements, undergraduate and graduate programs, faculty, and Centers of Excellence.
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