Personal Finance: A Crash Course
Some of the most intimidating aspects of being an adult are paying your bills, earning a livable wage and making good decisions about how to spend your money. From income and investments to taxes and insurance, this course provides visuals, examples and easy-to-understand content to make managing your money less overwhelming. This course is built on three principles:
1. Personal – You can (and should!) apply this information to your circumstances as you work through the material
2. Relevant – I strive to offer you the content you need – nothing more, nothing less.
3. Action-oriented – Each topic ends with a challenge to encourage you to practice the new skills you acquire
What you can expect to learn from this course:
The fundamentals of budgeting, including how to start and how to improve your financial circumstances
What credit and credit score as well how you can establish and build your credit
How to repay your loans and debts
How to save and invest your hard earned money
The (US) tax filing process and critical tax documents
Finally, three common types of personal insurances
As a result of this course, you’ll be on the fast track to earning more and spending less!
Please note: While much of the information is universal, there are a few lessons that are specific to the US, most notably in the taxes chapter.