Welcome to Finance 101. Are you feeling anxious already? Did your blood pressure spike just reading that? It's okay, not all of us are numbers people. This series is designed for those who wish to dip their toes into the world of finance and are ready to learn the basics. It's important that all people have a general understanding of this broad-ranging topic, not just for career purposes, but for personal finance benefits as well. In this first course, we'll discuss all that the term "finance" encompasses, and we'll go over the various skills that come with a solid understanding of finance. We'll also talk about why and how those skills are beneficial to you.