Course - Personal Finance - BFIN1001
BFIN1001 - Personal Finance
New from the academic year 2023/2024
Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades
|Evaluation||Weighting||Duration||Grade deviation||Examination aids|
|School exam||100/100||4 hours||D|
- Economic phases of life, budgeting, and dispositions
- Family law, inheritance, marriage, and cohabitation
- Personal taxation
- Mortgage and credit
- Social responsibility, sustainability, and consumption
- The financial system and basic financial products
- The student will have knowledge of how saving in housing and other asset classes affects personal finances in different phases of life.
- The student will have knowledge of how personal taxation affects personal decisions and personal finances.
- The student will have knowledge of the time value of money and how it affects the profitability of investments.
- The student will have knowledge of the connections between risk and expected return.
- The student will have knowledge of how family law issues related to inheritance, marriage and cohabitation can affect personal finances.
- The student will have knowledge of basic financial products.
- The student should be able to do calculations on the profitability of personal investments and savings.
- Students should be able to compare different loan options and calculate effective interest rates.
- Students should be able to interpret and make decisions about investments and savings based on various profitability goals.
- The student should know which variables are relevant to decisions in personal investments and savings.
- The student should be able to carry out calculations related to personal tax.
- The student should be able to carry out calculations related to pensions and public benefits.
- The student should understand that the organization of the tax system has social significance.
- The student should be able to reflect on the connections between, personal finances, consumption and sustainability.
- The student should be able to apply knowledge of personal finance in practical situations.
Learning methods and activities
Lectures. Students should work on assignments to learn the course material. Students are encouraged to work in groups.
Further on evaluation
Permitted aids for the exam: Interest rate table and approved calculator in accordance with NTNU's aids code B-D "specific simple calculator". Other calculators allowed in the course are: Casio FC-100V, Casio FC- 100 V -2 and Texas Instruments - BAII Plus.
Recommended previous knowledge
Required previous knowledge
Grundekjøn, Ole Tellef og Kristensen, Roy Kristen. Din privatøkonomi, Gyldendal
Lectures, notes and assignments
Boye, Knut, Koekebakker, Steen, Krakstad, Svein Olav og Oust, Are. Finansielle emner. Siste utg. Oslo, Cappelen akademisk forlag.
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: AUTUMN 2023
Language of instruction: Norwegian
- Economics and Administration
Examination arrangement: School exam
- Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
- Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D 2023-12-19 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates SL310 turkis sone Sluppenvegen 14 59 SL310 blå sone Sluppenvegen 14 48 SL310 hvit sone Sluppenvegen 14 28
- Summer UTS School exam 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"