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Making Money Work (FIN 1010)

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Making Money Work will introduce you to financial terminology and concepts and teach you how to manage your money in the real world.

Students will learn:

  • Planning for bad times and budgeting your money
  • Understanding credit and credit history
  • Determining and planning your career path
  • Realistic starting salaries and positions
  • Budgeting for college and financial aid
  • Financing of cars and apartments
  • Paying taxes and understanding health, property and life insurance

Benefits to Students:

  • Learn essential real-life skills
  • Free tuition; no textbook is required
  • No Accuplacer scores or prerequisites required
  • Earn 3 college credits and 1 high school elective credit
  • Access to CNM labs, libraries, tutoring and Academic Coach
  • Receive support from CNM instructor and high school facilitator
  • Approved Elective for several Business and Computer Information Systems degrees and certificates

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Contact your high school principal or counselor to find out if your school offers FIN 1010. Or contact us at makingmoneywork@cnm.edu or (505) 224-3352.

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