September 24 - November 12 of 2019
5:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Class on Tuesdays & Thursdays


Gateway Community College 
20 Church Street
Room N004
New Haven, CT 06511

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Gateway Community College 

Money Management for Life

Fall 2019 Course Application

Take the first step to securing your financial future.

A FREE 3-Credit Course offered to members of the New Haven Community.

Sponsored by Guardian and brought to you by Gateway CC.

Course Info:

All tuition, materials, college fees and parking are included.

  • Dates: September 24th - November 12th of 2019.
  • Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Time: 5:45 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Instructor: Director of Financial Aid, Ray Zeek & Professor Lorraine Li
  • Dinner: To accomodate working students, dinner will be served each night of the course. Dinner will either be a hot meal or a selection of sandwiches. You don't have to worry about dinner and go right from work to class.
  • Graduation: Students that successfully complete the course will attend a graduation dinner at Cafe Vincenzo where they will share their final presentations and recieve certificates of completion.

Course Topics:

  • Budgeting & financial statements.
  • Financial institutions, savings, online resources.
  • Money management, cash, liquidity.
  • Credit management, fixing scores, personal loans.
  • Insurance - liability, health & disability.
  • Insurance, whole life, annuity, cash value.
  • Investing - fundamentals, bonds and stocks.
  • Retirement - planing, types of savings, goals.
  • Estate planning - legal and tax implications.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Desire to learn in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to respond positively to feedback from instructor.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Current employed.
  • Writing sample (Requirement met registration questionaire)

Application Process:

  1. Click the registration link below, and fill out the online form for acceptance into the course.
  2. If you have not attended Gateway as a student in the past 2 years, you will need to complete a Gateway Admissions Application. Click here to download form.
  3. If you need to complete an Admissions Application, please fill out the form-fillable form and submit in person to N104 in the North building at Gateway or email as an attachment to thyde@gatewayct.edu.
  4. Once you are assigned a Student ID, you will be registered for the Money Management for Life course and you will recieve a course schedule via email.
  5. Be on the look out for a welcome email about one week before class starts.
  6. Show up for the first night of class on September 24 @ 5:45 PM in room N004 at Gateway Community College!

You may view the official course flyer here.