Subtitle/Alternate Title

A Guide to Handling Finance in College and Beyond

First Advisor

Don Bush CPA

Second Advisor

Dr. Daryl Palmer

Thesis Committee Member(s)

Dr. Amy Schreier & Dr. Lara Narcisi


Anderson College of Business & Computing

Degree Name



Regis College


Honors Program

Document Type

Thesis - Restricted Campus Access

Number of Pages

124 pages


This thesis will examine where college students learn or don’t learn about money management and finance. Since these concepts are so pervasive in society it is important to understand how to navigate the financial systems that we all operate in. In response to the lack of education and confusing plethora of resources, this thesis offers a solution through a curated guide to personal financial management. Concepts covered include taxes, budgeting, financial statements, insurance, investing, and a degree cost-benefit-analysis.

Date of Award

Spring 2023

Location (Creation)

Colorado (state); Denver (county); Denver (inhabited place)

Rights Statement

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