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Personal Finance and Superannuation - FINC3024

Year - 2019

This subject is about financial decision making by individuals rather than corporations. It provides a framework for analysing individual decisions on spending and saving, portfolio management (including human and financial capital), retirement and bequests. Models incorporate personal preferences, and account for investment, labour income and longevity risks. In this subject we motivate, describe and analyse retirement savings systems (including superannuation). Current regulatory settings and policy debates are emphasised.

1x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week

tutorial problem sets (20%), assignment (30%), 3hr exam (50%)




Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Finance
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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