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Financial Planning and ServicesNC

Non-Credit Certificate

The Quincy College Financial Planning and Services Non-Credit Certificate program is an 8 week program that meets once a week and will provide students with a basic understanding of the importance of banking, savings, and good credit.

Financial literacy is important in handling daily tasks such as balancing a budget to major life decisions such as buying a home, or funding an education. During this course students will learn how a checking account works, what using a credit card really means, and how to avoid debt. Learning these skills prepares individuals to make smarter financial choices.

Topics Covered

  • Setting up a personal budget, and analyzing cash flow
  • Savings and Insurance Options
  • Risk Management and Asset Protection
  • Retirement Roadblocks/Challenges, and retirement plan options

Meet the Instructor

Brilene Faherty, MBA - Quincy College Instructor

Brilene Faherty is a Financial Advisor in Quincy, MA. She works with clients throughout New England to identify, plan and execute strategies designed for securing their desired financial future.

Brilene received her Masters of Business Administration at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and graduated, Cum Laude, from Fairfield University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English.

Brilene was recognized as one of the 2014 South Shore Stars 40 under 40 and 2015 Cape and Plymouth Business 40 under 40.


Please visit the Registrar’s Office on the Quincy or Plymouth Campuses.


New Student? Click here to fill out the non-credit application.

After submitting the non-credit application, students will receive an email with their username and password to register online through the My QC Portal. Once you login to the MyQCPortal follow the “Current Student” instructions below for online registration.

Current Student?

Follow these steps for Online Registration

  • Go to the QCPortal and login
  • Click “Course Search” at the top of the page
  • Select “Non-Credit” from the “Term” drop down menu
  • Click the “Search” button at the bottom of the page

Courses/programs listed with “NC” are non-credit courses/programs.

Financial Planning and ServicesNC Courses
    • Code
    • Course
    • Credits
    • NPF 101
    • Financial Planning and Services
    In this 8 week course, students will learn concepts in personal finance including budgeting and savings, investments, retirement income sources and distributions, risk management and asset protection, and estate planning.

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