The Center for Investment and Wealth Management provides students with an opportunity to increase their financial knowledge. The Personal FinANTs module strengthens students' financial literacy for an empowered future. The interactive courses on Canvas aim to educate students on a range of topics such as investing, credit and debit cards, and budgeting. The Personal FinANTs module allows you to both physically and financially invest in your future, strengthening your personal wealth and financial management skills.
All UCI students are eligible and encouraged to sign up for this FREE Canvas course to learn more information.
Access the Modules
To complete the course (beginning with the pre-course survey), students will need to “enroll” in the course by clicking down below:
After completing the modules & scoring an 8 or higher on the Learning Wrap-Up, students (all majors, undergraduate & graduate) can visit us to get a CIWM t-shirt at the CIWM office. We are located within the Paul Merage School of Business in SB1 Suite 3400 (3rd floor, located at the left end of the hallway). This offer is only valid for students who complete the modules for the FIRST time up until supplies run out!
* Keep in mind that we track multiple metrics outside of the Learning Wrap-Up scores. We ask that you please do your best, and progress through the modules with the intention of learning.
Christopher Schwarz, PhD is the faculty director at CIWM and professor of finance at The Paul Merage School of Business. His research interests include the management, disclosure, and operational risk of the investment fund industry as well as the impact of manager incentives and structure on investment fund performance. His research has been published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and includes testimony before the U.S. Congress House Financial Services Committee.