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A College-Level Course on Personal Finance

The Life Happens course book delivers nitty-gritty financial know-how on everything from student loans to mortgage loans, auto leases to apartment leases, credit cards, debit cards, budget plans, insurance plans, and what to do if things head in the wrong direction.

The digital book also contains links to hundreds of topical articles and valuable resources that—along with the online videos that Mitch recorded for his university course and is now making freely available on his YouTube channel—will help you continue learning on your own schedule and at your own pace.

Increase your knowledge. Boost your confidence. Life Happens is your ticket to a financially savvy future.

Retail Price: $15.99    10% off for Readers

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Mitchell D. Weiss

Mitchell D. Weiss is an experienced financial services industry executive, entrepreneur and regular contributor to He's owned and run commercial finance companies, and has served as an executive officer at several banks. Since 2008, he's led a management consulting practice, advising banks, private equity firms, small businesses and professional practices.

Mitch is also adjunct professor of finance at the University of Hartford where he teaches "Personal Financial Management" and “Entrepreneurial Finance for Nonbusiness Majors,” undergraduate courses that are based upon his books. He is a board member of the university’s Barney School of Business and co-founder of its Center for Personal Financial Responsibility.

His books include Life Happens - A Practical Guide to Personal Finance from College to Career, a classroom version that corresponds with his online course, College Happens - A Practical Handbook for Parents and Students and Business Happens - A Practical Guide to Entrepreneurial Finance for Small Businesses and Professional Practices.