Personal Finance

Are you considering Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as an investment strategy? Is your individual retirement account (IRA) or 401K set up to earn the maximum return possible? Are you nearing retirement and want to learn how to make money when you don't have a job? Or do you need to learn how to manage debt and use credit wisely?

Wake Tech offers a variety of personal finance classes to help you build a foundation for better financial decision-making. Search our catalog below, or contact us to inquire about courses that may not be currently listed. 

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Conservative InvestingCSP-4000IV22 available classes
Are you ready to discover the principles of conservative investing? You will learn about the fundamental aspects of investing, such as volatility, market cycles, and the various classes of securities, while highlighting how to construct an asset allocation model to manage ex...
Big Data and Business Analytics Part 2SEF-3001MS2
Data analytics has become a critical topic across the business world. Whether you work with a major corporation, small business, or non-profit entity, understanding big data and business analytics is an increasingly important and desired skill. This second course in the seri...
Buying and Selling on eBayCSP-4000DKE
If you've dreamed of working from home or earning extra income in the online marketplace, this course can provide the guidance you need. Our experienced instructors will show you how to craft advertising copy that sells items quickly – and for top dollar. You’ll learn how t...
Creative Real Estate InvestingSEF-3001A2
Learn how to invest in real estate – how to find, evaluate, buy, sell, finance, and manage multiple properties. This course, for the beginning investor or the seasoned manager, includes negotiation “secrets” and teaches you about short sales, REOs, and much more.
Financial Planning in the Shadow of DementiaCSP-4000HT2
Today more than 15 million Americans are caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. As Baby Boomers continue to age, the number of people needing care is expected to grow exponentially. Learn about the importance of financial planning in t...
How to Make Money When You Don't Have A JobHRD-3008G2
Is your job search taking longer than anticipated? Explore proven methods for earning money with just your computer and an internet connection. Using sites like Amazon and eBay, discover where to get products to sell online and how to get outsourcers to do most of the work f...
Individual ExcellenceMLS-3927AE
Develop career-enhancing skills in a single course that covers twelve popular one-day seminar topics, including goal setting, time management, and personal organization. You'll learn how to improve your creative abilities, gain confidence with financial matters, and how to m...
Making Your IRA or 401K Work for You: Proven Strategies to Lower Taxes, Fees & RiskCSP-4000HN2
Is your individual retirement account (IRA) set up to earn the maximum return possible? Review the top 5 blunders people make with their IRAs and how you can avoid them. Discover how required minimum distributions have changed for your benefit, and how you may be able to inc...
Maximizing Social SecurityCSP-4000JP2
There are thousands of options for claiming your Social Security, and retirees and pre-retirees are understandably apprehensive about making a costly mistake and filing for benefits at the wrong time. Whether you’re single, married, divorced, or widowed, this course will giv...
Pathways to Careers in FinanceHRD-3004BI2
If you like math and money, this course will help you explore merging the two into an exciting career in the fast-growing world of finance. You will learn about work in accounting, banking, lending, and insurance. The class covers how to research positions, qualifications,...
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