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Paralegal Certificate at Loyola University New Orleans

Learning About Money

Learn about the basics of money at no cost to you!

Learning About Money

This course is intended for individuals who wish to learn about money. Course content covers different accounts for money, credit cards, credit score, loans, car financing, mortgage, insurance, budgeting, and taxes. These topics will be covered in their most simplistic and basic form.

This course is offered free to the general public and to high school juniors and seniors.

Expected Student Course Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be more informed about:

• checking, savings and brokerage accounts

• credit cards and credit score

• simple consumer loans

• simple car financing

• simple mortgage loan

• most common insurance products (ex. renters' insurance, auto insurance, homeowners' insurance)

• basic budgeting

• annual required individual tax filing


No prerequisite course. 

Students must have basic computer and Canvas skills to complete assignments, such as the ability to identify and click on buttons to access and navigate the course content, being able to find your course assignments, grades, and feedback in Canvas, and being able to add attachments, links, images, and submission of the assignments, etc. 

About the Instructor

Instructor: Mehmet F. Dicle, Ph.D.

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** For additional information on registration requirements, parking, cancellations, and the refund policy, please click here.


Tuition: $0

This course is offered free to the general public and high school junior and seniors.

Course Dates

Dates: May 17, 2021 - July 2, 2021

Duration: 7 weeks

Format: Online via Canvas, Asynchronous Learning, Live meetings as needed

Section 1 (Offered to General Public):

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Section 2 (High School Juniors and Seniors):

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