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Personal Finance

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies offers classes and programs focused on financial planning, personal financial well-being, and preparing for financial independence.

Our classes and programs cover investing, investment management, and retirement planning among other topics.

Certified Financial Planner

The Certified Financial Planner program, in partnership with Dalton Education, offers both a self-paced online program and a live instruction online program, both providing coursework toward becoming a Certified Financial Planner™.


The investment environment seems to change as quickly as the Richmond weather. How do you know where to put your hard-earned savings? Do you need a comprehensive financial plan? How do you know if the expenses and fees associated with an investment are fair or worth it? Whether you are just beginning to save or have a comfortable nest-egg, this course will focus on objective answers to these questions.

10/17/23 - 10/24/23 Tuesdays, 6:00pm - 8:30pm, BUS, Room 224
10/21/23 - Saturday, 9:30am - 2:00pm, Lunch Provided, BUS, Room 224
Many of the retirement strategies utilized by your parents have grown outdated and may no longer be applicable to those looking to retire today. This class compares and contrasts the old retirement paradigms of yesteryear and the new paradigms of today as you prepare to retire in the 21st Century. This class is relevant if you are developing a retirement plan, nearing retirement, or recently retired.

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