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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Buying and Selling on eBayCSP-4000DKE1 available classes
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...
How to Make Money When You Don't Have A JobHRD-3008G22 available classes
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-3927AE1 available classes
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...
Behavioral FinanceSEF-3001AB2
This course introduces students to behavioral finance and provides a foundation for better financial decision-making. The first step to successfully investing money is to not lose it! The course will cover the theory and practice of behavioral finance, including common heuri...
Budgeting BasicsCSP-4000HQ2
If you are tired of living paycheck to paycheck, Budgeting Basics is the class for you. Learn how to create, review, and manage budgets. Virtually every aspect of personal budgeting is covered, from understanding your personal finances, to setting up your personal budget and...
Conservative InvestingCSP-4000IV2
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...
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...
Income Tax Planning 101SEF-3001ER2
Learn about personal income tax returns, deductions, IRA contributions, tax-saving strategies, and more. This course is part of the Finance Academy series, for those who want to know more about investing, home buying, long-term care, and retirement.
Introduction to Bitcoin and CryptocurrencyCSP-4000HM2
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are becoming more popular as an alternative for investments and daily use. Learn the fundamental concepts of cryptocurrency. Discover how it works from addresses and transactions, to mining and the blockchain, to wallets and exchanges. Best...
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