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Personal Finance

Jun 17, 2024 - Aug 9, 2024

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$249 Enroll

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Personal Finance

Expand your financial knowledge and explore economic opportunities by learning about your role as a consumer in society, and what leads to healthy and unhealthy financial behaviors. You will gain valuable insight into systems such as credit, savings, insurance, stocks, bonds, and other investment programs. Learn about concepts that you can apply to your own finances, such as personal taxes, retirement planning, and estate planning. This course is not for credit. Students who achieve a grade of 70% or higher will receive a non-credit certificate of completion.

This course is offered in partnership with the Mesa Workforce Development Center.

Course Modality: This course is offered self-paced online.

This course will utilize Canvas, an online learning management system. Upon registration, please visit your student dashboard to access Canvas.

Course Instructor: Kevin Aguas

Course Dates: June 17th - August 9th 2024

Course Time: There is not a scheduled class time for this course. Starting June 17th, you will have eight weeks to complete the course content, which you can access and work on at any time. The course will close on August 9th. 

Cost: $249 (plus materials; estimated $110)

NAU fulltime faculty, staff, and alumni are eligible to register for this course at a reduced rate of $50. Please contact for more information.

For registered NAU students, faculty, and staff with an email address, please click “Login” at the top right corner of the page and log in using your NAU credentials. Do not create a new Catalog account.

Registration Deadline: June 18th

For more information, contact 

Kevin Aguas is an Associate Professor of Finance for the W.A. Franke College of Business. He is the lead instructor for the Risk Management and Insurance Undergraduate (RMI) Certificate, along with the Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS), national student organization for insurance and risk management. He is an alum of Northern Arizona University. Kevin started his teaching career at NAU in 2012 where he has developed several courses in the area of Personal Finance and Risk Management.



Professional disability specialists are available at Disability Resources to facilitate a range of academic support services and accommodations for students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability, you can request assistance by contacting Disability Resources at 928-523-8773 (voice), 928-523-8747 (fax), or (e-mail).