NEW Special Topics Elective: Personal Financial Decision-Making

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR: Stetson undergraduate students (Business, Arts & Sciences and Music) should consider taking this course as an elective.

WHAT: Personal Financial Decision-Making ACCT 290 course. The topics covered and resources offered in this course are invaluable and the maximum capacity is 20 students, so register now to secure a spot.

WHEN: Spring 2022, 2:30 p.m.- 3:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays

WHERE: Lynn Business Center (LBC)

INSTRUCTOR: Bonnie Holloway

  • Full-time lecturer in Accounting for 40 years, having taught at Stetson, Embry-Riddle and Lake-Sumter State College
  • Double graduate of Stetson University and CPA in the state of Florida
  • Recipient of WKMG News 6 “Getting Results Award” in 2019 for work contributions to Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program
  • Stetson Business School Foundation’s Outstanding Teacher Award (2017-18) and Professor of the Year (2016-17)
  • Recipient of the “Hand Award” for Community Engagement (May 2017) for work with the VITA program
  • Two-time past president for the Florida Association of Accounting Educators (FAAE)
  • Educator dedicated to providing students with the tools necessary to excel in their careers and in life
  • Publication features:
    • Thirty Years of Experience: Florida Association of Accounting Educators, October 2012
    • Advice for New Teachers: Teachers of Accounting at Two-Year Colleges Annual Meeting, May 2010, Phoenix
    • Student Learning Outcomes and Assessments: Florida Association of Accounting Educators, October 2009

WHY: Highly sought after course covering important topics and offering beneficial resources


  • Useful information for “anyone who plans to acquire and spend money in their lifetime,” regardless of current major
  • Will teach a wide array of important practical financial knowledge and decision-making strategies, such as:
    • Establishing and maintaining an emergency fund
    • Career planning
    • Making major purchases, such as a car or a home
    • Insurance
    • Proper use of credit
    • Budgeting
    • Taxes
    • Planning for retirement
    • Investing basics
  • Will provide access to additional helpful materials, such as websites, podcasts and other digital resources
  • Includes opportunities to connect with financial mentors
  • Taught by award-winning, highly regarded member of the business community, Bonnie Holloway.

ENROLLMENT & QUESTIONS: Bonnie Holloway, [email protected]