Personal Finance: How to Take Control of Your Finances
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Personal Finance: How to Take Control of Your Finances

Mastering Personal Finance with a clear strategy for Income Allocation, Debt Repayment, Saving's and Investment
3.5 (90 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
4,101 students enrolled
Created by Nagarjun Nagesh
Last updated 2/2019
Current price: $13.99 Original price: $19.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 8 articles
  • 13 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Have complete understanding about the mechanics of Economic System and how it affects your Personal Financial Situation.
  • Have a complete road map for your financial strategy by the time you complete this course. (That's half the job done!)
  • Measure exactly how much you need to attain Financial Freedom (Hint: It's much lesser than what you imagine).
  • Automatically calculate your Financial Freedom estimates through our tool (You data stays private).
  • Apply best practices and techniques to repay your debt slowly but consistently and sooner than you imagined.
  • Determine the factors preventing you from achieving your financial freedom and actively work on eliminating them.
  • Determine the risk factor while investing and find the your risk and volatility tolerance before investing.
  • Find an Investment strategy that works for you depending on your risk tolerance.
  • Segregate Investments depending on your goals in life (Giving a purpose for the Investment).
  • There are no particular prerequisites to learn this course except a desire to learn and take control of your finances.

Updated 22/02/2019


No boring theories. All the strategies mentioned here in the course are tried and tested with the instructor who started his financial journey with nothing (actually ₹1,000,000 in student loans living in a shared apartment in UK) to building an EMERGENCY FUND and SAVINGS FUND with no more Debt's to repay. No Shortcuts to achieving them, pure strategy and application of real life working principles which could be replicated for your own personal situation.

No "Get Rich Quick" Schemes or selling of Consulting Services, This course has a single mission and that is to provide your with my experience and sharing of all the strategies I've implemented and tested from reading 35+ Self-Help books in one year. I do not share any information which I do not believe in or haven't tested it by implementing in my own life.

In this course, You'll learn about: 

1) Can you measure your financial success and feel rewarded in crossing a financial milestone? (Repaying debt's, Building an emergency fund, Building you savings, Starting to invest)

2) How to categorize your personal finance to achieve financial freedom? (From Debt,Savings to Retirement Savings, Children's College Fund)

3) Understanding your purpose in achieving financial success.

4) Key strategies you can use in Investing and Finding out what works for you (Investment Allocation Suggestions - Value Investing, Growth Investment and more).

5) How to easily repay your debt by consistent repayment of additional principle repayment without any hiccups?

6) How to easily evaluate your current financial situation? (A tool to calculate your current financial situation)

7) Actual mechanics behind how the economic system works and how to use it to build your wealth.

8) Techniques to consistently reduce risk while Saving and Investing.

9) How Emergency Fund helps you move out of your circle of misery (Financially speaking). 

10) Techniques to reduce the over all cost, fees and tax while investing and using the investment tools to build a home for yourself.

11) External factors influencing your financial success and how to influence it to work with you (Your partner for example).

12) Demonstration of how your investments could be better off by diverting them to proper vessels designed with you (customers) in mind. 

13) How to take advantage of government rules designed to reduce tax burdens for investors. 

14) Actionable goals to implement the principles learned in this course to make a difference in your financial life.

This is an awesome front runner course, This means you will get:

  • Actionable, measurable goals to aim for no matter how in debt you are / how rich you are.

  • Clear NO BULLS*** strategy which actually works if you stick to it (One strategy each for debt, income, savings and investment with blueprint).

  • A questionnaire to help you find the reason behind your motivation to save, get out of debt and become financially free.

  • Ask questions directly to the instructor - You can ask me any questions related to this course and will be glad to answer everyone of them.

  • 30-days Money Back Guarantee - Love the course? Keep it / If you don't ask Udemy for a refund, No questions asked.

  • Lifetime access to the course so you get updates and new bonus lessons for FREE.

Disclaimer Note - This course is for educational and instructional use only. Although some investment vessels are mentioned in this course, Please ensure if it is a right choice of investment for you as the risk tolerance and investment volatility tolerance is different for every individual. Course is for education purposes only and instructor will have no liability related directly or indirectly to any loss.

Investing your time and money on building your personal financial success can be fun when you do it really well!

Indecision can cost you a lot more than what you think. Let me help you build your personal finance, This is the only course covering the four pillars of finance - Debt, Income Management, Savings and Investment in one course. Don't delay! The sooner you start working on your finances the better it is! 

Please click the ADD TO CART button in the top right corner to get started!

Regards, I hope to see you in the course.

-Nagarjun Nagesh

Who this course is for:
  • This Personal Finance course is great for income generating individuals who will learn many concepts that will help them take control of their finances.
  • This course is also great for anyone irrespective of age who would like to take their personal financial situation few steps higher.
  • This course is not designed for any person looking for a "Get Rich Quick" schemes or any other questionable unproven financial strategies.
Course content
Expand all 46 lectures 04:35:54
+ Introduction
6 lectures 30:25

An Introduction for Personal Finance: How to Take Control of Your Finances

Preview 02:44

A fundamental understanding of why the rich get richer and the poor becomes poorer!

Preview 11:21

A fundamental understanding of why the rich get richer and the poor becomes poorer!

Part 2: Why the Rich Get Richer?

Are you rich if you own a BMW?

Preview 03:44

Analyzing the financial position of your home. Does it earn money for you or does it take the money away from you?

Is Your Home an Asset or a Liability?

Investment Advice Disclaimer

Preview 01:39
1 question
+ Prerequisites to Begin Your Journey Towards Financial Freedom
7 lectures 40:33

Knowing why you desire financial freedom will go a long way in helping you attain it

Preview 05:58

Are you motivated enough to pursue success?

Self-Motivation! A Necessity For Success

There is a drive inside all of us, We just have to find out what it is

Find What Drives You to Achieve

Do you have any bad habits? Why don't you replace them with good ones

Self Analysis! Where Did You Get Your Bad Habits From

Better include your partner in your journey to attain financial freedom

Include your Partner or Get a Prenup

A detailed explanation of how to use the wealth builder from Readorb

Wealth Builder Tool: How to Use

Find your purpose in life by answering these 10 questions!

Purpose: The Power of Dreaming!
Prerequisites to Begin Your Journey Towards Financial Freedom
1 question
+ Income Management Strategy
3 lectures 20:30

A complete blueprint with strategy on how to manage your income.

First Course: Income Management Strategy

Do you really need to budget in order to become financially free?

Budgeting: Do you really need a budget to be financially free?

In case, You are one of the vast majority who tend to say you cannot save a penny more! Check out some innovative ways to save more.

Budgeting: I Cannot Save a Penny More!
Income Management Strategy
1 question
+ Debt Management Strategy
5 lectures 36:52

This is the one thing that could make a difference between getting out of debt and struggling to pay the minimum for your debt on time!

Emergency Fund: Why is it important?

Find out how much are you in debt!

Debt Analysis: Analysiing Your Financial Past

A strategy carefully handcrafted to liberate your money sooner, Have you ever noticed the shorter the debt tenure the more the interest rate on the debt?

Second Course: Debt Management Strategy

Do you still want to use your credit card?

Credit Cards: How to increase your credit score with a credit card

There are good debts and there are bad ones! Well, This one is not good but not bad as well.

Home Loan: A Boon in Disguise?
Debt Management Strategy
1 question
+ Savings Management Strategy
5 lectures 36:50

Money has the tendency to flow (move from one person to another) unless you give it a purpose to stay.

Third Course: Savings Management Strategy

How to save more money

Saving Part 1: How to Save More Money to Achieve Your Financial Freedom

A definitive strategy to help you save more money

Saving Part 2 : How to Save More Money to Achieve Your Financial Freedom

Are you considering to buy your own car? May be this would help

Buying a Car the Right Way

The importance of compounding cannot be stressed! As Albert Einstein put it "Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it … he who doesn’t … pays it."

Saving: Never Kill Your Golden Goose
Savings Management Strategy
1 question
+ Investment Management Strategy
6 lectures 51:20

This section is the one thing which no body can do for you! I can help you device a plan which works for you though.

Fourth Course India: Investment Management Strategy

Understand the costs involved in investing in a mutual fund

Mutual Funds: Understanding Mutual Funds

To understand the mistakes, we need to know the options that the market provides. The best option so far are the Index Funds, Introduced by John C. Bogle.

Index Funds Part 1: Investing In Index Funds

A comprehensive analysis of S&P 500 , VFINX and FFIDX

Index Funds Part 2: Vanguard 500 Index Investor (VFINX)

Analysing the impact of saving emergency fund in Fixed Deposit.

Emergency Fund: Investing in Fixed Deposits
Currency Exchange: Making money From INR Volatility
Investment Management Strategy
1 question
+ Definitions
10 lectures 20:22
Comfort Zone
Investment Loss
Back End Sales Load
Expense Ratio
Long Term Capital Gain & Short Term Capital Gain
Nominal Return on Investment & Real Return on Investment
Dollar Cost Averaging
+ BONUS: Reading is Fun!
4 lectures 39:00
BONUS: Napoleon Hill’s Keys to Success [Book Summary]
BONUS: Seven Habits of Highly Effective People [Book Summary]
BONUS: Personal Financial Goals to Achieve Before You Turn 35
BONUS: Why do people think saving is the key to wealth?