154-0354/01 – Principles of Personal Finance (PPF)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Kateřina Kořená, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Kateřina Kořená, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2010/2011Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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KOR21 Ing. Kateřina Kořená, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of this course is to get students acquianted with the principals of the financial literacy, i.e. personal financial planning and using of appropriate financial products. The students will be able to: - understand basic securities, - compare financial products, - understand principles of investment including collective investment, - define the work of financial adviser, - create own personal investment portfolio.

Teaching methods

Lectures

Summary

The course is focused on achieving basic knowledge of personal and family finance and financial literacy. The aim of this course is to get students acquainted with using of the appropriate financial products and understanding the work of financial advisor. The students will be able to compare particular financial products, to define the work of financial advisor and be familiar with basic principles of his/her work and to create own personal investment portfolio.

Compulsory literature:

SYROVÝ, Petr a Tomáš TYL. Osobní finance. 2. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2014. 224 s. 978-80-247-4832-0. VESELÁ, Jitka. Investování na kapitálových trzích. 2. vyd. Praha: Wolters Kluwer Česká republika, 2011. 792 s. ISBN 978-80-7357-647-9.

Recommended literature:

KAPOOR, J. R., L. R. DLABAY and R. J. HUGHES. Personal Finance. 11th ed. McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2014. 880 p. ISBN 978-0077861643. PECK, Sarah. Investment Ethics. 1st ed. USA: Wiley 2011. 304 p. ISBN 978-0-470-43453-6. SMRČKA, Luboš. Rodinné finance. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2010. 538 s. ISBN 978-80-7400-199-4. FILIP, Miloš. Osobní a rodinné bohatství. Kam s penězi. 1. vyd. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2006. 474 s. ISBN 80-7179-416-3. FILIP, Miloš. Osobní a rodinné bohatství. Jak chytře investovat. 1. vyd. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2006. 381 s. ISBN 80-7179-466-X. FILIP, Miloš. Osobní a rodinné bohatství. Jak se dobře zajistit. 1. vyd. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2006. 273 s. ISBN 80-7179-416-3. STOWERS, James.E. Jak dosáhnout finanční nezávislosti. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 1996. 312 s. ISBN 80-7169-337-5.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Nejsou další požadavky na studenta.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Financial investment,investment process.Financial planning, typical family financial targets. Family finance, household balance sheet and cash-flow, household savings. Household budget, importance of nest egg and insurance. Financial mathematics, time value of money, basic household situation application. Insurance products, life and disability insurance, non-life insurance, correct insurance, most frequent insurance mistakes. Pension system, pension funds. Pension system reform. Advantages and disadvantages of investing in pension funds. Securities – bonds, shares, mutual fund shares. Short-term and long-term investing. Household portfolio of securities. Collective investment, types of funds. Investing in mutual funds. Bank products, deposit accounts, credit products, mortgage loans, consumer lending, credit cards,building loans. Household savings structure, preferences of saving ways and styles, household debts. Comparison of Czech and foreign household portfolios. Principles of financial portfolio creation,good and bad debt,diversification, dollar cost averaging. Financial independence, financial freedom - explanation of the terms, their importance to family finance,cash-flow quadrant. Inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, their ifluence on family finance. Investment psychology, value of money, relation to the own property, analysis of the investor behaviour in the financial markets. Investing in tangible assets (real properties, commodities, collections).

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2010/2011 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Examination Examination 100  51
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