New Class at LSC-Kingwood Teaches Personal Finance; Money Management Techniques

Money Matter!HOUSTON (July 29, 2009) Do you have questions about money matters? Are you interested in learning more about personal finance? During these tough economic times, it is important to make your hard-earned dollars work harder for you. Lone Star College-Kingwood is offering a new class this fall designed to do just that.  

Personal Finance, BUSI 1307, is a new class offered by the LSC-Kingwood business department and taught by Richard Oliver, an MBA, Topics he will address include financial and estate planning; budgeting, investing, and saving; use of credit; consumer protection; renting versus buying; and insurance and taxes. 

The class is offered Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. beginning Sept. 7. For more information, contact Linda Holcomb at 281.312.1665 or email

Register now for fall credit classes (Aug. 24-Dec. 13) in one of three ways: phone, online or on campus.  Classes are offered days, evenings, or weekends in traditional, Internet, video, TV and independent study formats. Current students can register by telephone at 281-519-6625. Former and current students can register online at

For general information about Lone Star College-Kingwood, call 281-312-1600 or visit our Web site at

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