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Budgets & Finance Basics

Money is not always fun to talk about but it is important and powerful. Understanding your money will allow you to make wise decisions and set yourself up for the future you want. In this module, you will learn how to set up a budget and then understand the best ways to take care of your money and spend your money.

About This Course

Money is not always fun to talk about but it is important and powerful. Understanding your money will allow you to make wise decisions and set yourself up for the future you want. In this module, you will learn how to set up a budget and then understand the best ways to take care of your money and spend your money.

Course Staff

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Dr. Mary Jo Bitner

Professor and Edward M. Carson Chair
Co-Executive Director, Center for Services Leadership
W. P. Carey School of Business
Arizona State University

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Dr. Douglas Olsen

Associate Professor of Marketing
Center for Services Leadership
W.P. Carey School of Business
Arizona State University

References

Camuso, Anthony, Budgeting Basics, A Companion Guide to Keeping it Real: How to Get the support You Need for the Life You Want. Retrieved from: http://rwjms.rutgers.edu/boggscenter/projects/documents/BudgetModule-1.pdf

Jones, Pamela (2015), Personal Finance: Budgeting and Saving Money. Kindle Book Edition.

Quicken, 10 Basic Principles of Financial Management, Retrieved from: https://www.quicken.com/10-basic-principles-financial-management

Ramsey, Dave (2013), The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness: Nashville, TN: Nelson Books.

Rohn, Jim 5 Money Principles You Need to Know, Success, Retrieved from: https://www.success.com/article/rohn-5-money-principles-you-need-to-know

Shin, Laura (2014), The Only 3 Money Principles You Need to Know. Forbes. Retrieved from: https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2014/05/08/the-only-3-money-principles-you-need-to-know/#21393b625565

Siegel, Cary (2018), Why Didn’t They Teach Me This in School: 99 Personal Money Management Principles to Live By. Retrieved from: Simple Strategic Solutions LLC. Kindle Book Edition.

Take Charge America, 7 Essential Financial Skills for Young Adults. Retrieved from: https://www.takechargeamerica.org/7-essential-financial-skills-for-young-adults/

Tarman, Jeff (2017), Green About Money: A Graduate’s Guide to Personal Finance, Kindle Book Edition.

Wecks, Erik (2019) How to Manage Your Money When You Don’t Have Any (Second Edition). Kindle Book Edition.

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