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MSU Extended University offers fundamentals of investing course

January 25, 2017 -- MSU News Service

MSU Extended University is offering a course on the fundamentals of investing. The course, which will meet Wednesdays in February and March, is intended for those who want to start investing or to better understand investments already in place.   High-Res available

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BOZEMAN—Montana State University’s Extended University will offer a non-credit course on the fundamentals of successful investing.

The course meets from 6:15-8:15 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 15 through March 8 at MSU. Parking is free on campus after 6 p.m.

The course is intended for people who want to start investing or to gain a greater understanding of investments already in place.

Instructor Jason Hundhausen will teach new or inexperienced investors the fundamentals of investments and offer information about the process of successfully investing in today’s marketplace. Participants should gain a good working understanding of the basic processes for constructing a portfolio based on a set of goals and a financial plan; the various methods used to select specific investments; and a strategy for putting their plan in place.

Hundhausen is an asset management specialist in Bozeman who is especially passionate about helping novice investors. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from MSU and a master’s from Purdue University. His rigorous and principled approach to investing and attention to detail replicate his engineering mindset and are key characteristics of his investment philosophy.

The course is $79 for one person or $129 for two. Current MSU students can take the course for $29.

Participants may register online at or call MSU Extended University at (406) 994-6683.

Contact: Janine Hansen, MSU Extended University, (406) 994-6683 or