Finance and Investing

Personal Enrichment

Offered through Continuing Education

Increase your knowledge of finance and investing with classes that explore stocks and bonds, identity theft and keeping track of your money.

Program Coordinator

Continuing Education



Register and pay online for finance and investing courses

Summer 2018 registration has started! Call 314-984-7777 to register by phone or click the button above to register and pay online.

Foundations of Investing

Are you just getting started with personal investing or want to learn more so that you can better communicate with your current financial advisor? Come learn about the basics of investing including: the key features of bonds; stocks and mutual funds; the investment pyramid and the importance of asset allocation; how to set SMART financial goals; risk tolerance and the portfolio objective that is right for you; and the impact of inflation and tax diversity on your long-term goals. Senior discount does not apply.
FINC:705 | $39
S01 | Th 6:30-9 p.m. | Margie Bittner
July 12 – July 19 | MC - SO 205

Understanding Wall Street

Understanding how stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the various financial vehicles of Wall Street function is essential to a solid financial backbone. Learn what these vehicles are, how they work, and separate “fact from fiction” when it comes to “fueling” your retirement fire. Discussion will include how these items work and how the taxes and fees woven into these vehicles can affect your bottom line. You will get an overview of : Stocks, bonds, and mutual Funds - What’s the difference?; Tax considerations - the ultimate loophole; Understanding fees; Common financial myths; Overcoming obstacles to creating wealth; Exit strategies - How these vehicles can affect your legacy. Senior discount does not apply.
FINC:765 | $19
S01 | W 6:30-8 p.m. | Andrew Hall
July 11 | FP - G Tower 115
S03 | W 6:30-8 p.m. | Andrew Hall
June 27 | MC - SO,107

Identify Theft: Current Scams and How to Avoid Them

Protect yourself from becoming a victim in one of the fastest growing crimes in America - identity theft! Join private investigator, Cheryl Ring, as she discusses the latest cons including IRS, debt collector, working from home scams and how to avoid them. Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones, what to do if you become a victim and ways to clear your name. Discussion will also include the traits of sociopaths and scammers and stories from her case log of 26 years in the investigation field. Cost for adults 60 and over $20.00. Room MC-SO107.
FINC:765 | $25 | SR $20
S02 | Tu 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Cheryl Ring
June 12 | MC - SO 107

At the time of registration, adults 60 years and older may enroll in select courses for the reduced fee shown as the "SR" price. Reduction will be calculated at check-out in the online system.

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