Personal Finance/Budgeting Basics
3.7 (91 ratings)
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12,985 students enrolled

Personal Finance/Budgeting Basics

Jump-start your finances
3.7 (91 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.
12,985 students enrolled
Last updated 3/2020
English
Current price: $13.99 Original price: $19.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • After taking this course students will be able to balance their budgets, plan for the future, and understand how to create a long term financial future.
  • How to plan for your financial future
  • How personalize a budget plan that you can take with you anywhere using Google Sheets (Free with any Gmail account)
  • How to eliminate debt to secure your future
  • How budgeting can help balance fun money and expenses
  • How to get out of debt
  • How to avoid financial pitfalls
Requirements
  • There are no tools required. It is recommended that you have access to google docs or Microsoft excel but it is not required.
Description

In this course we will cover the basics on how to create and balance a budget. Save for the future, retire, and adjust your mindset for future financial success. 6 in 10 Americans don't have enough saved to cover an emergency. After this course, you will have the foundation built to keep you from becoming one of them. This course has helped over 1,000 students on Udemy take control of their finances. 

Who this course is for:
  • This course is designed to give everyone a strong foundation for understanding how to better budget and spend their money. In doing so this course will benefit anyone looking for a better financial future.
  • Anyone who is in debt and wondering how to work their way out of debt.
  • Relieve stress with good personal financial management.
Course content
Expand all 9 lectures 01:51:18
+ Introduction to the basics
4 lectures 01:01:48

This video will go over the topics covered in this course and prepare you for the upcoming modules.

Preview 05:28

This video will go over how to use the On Track Spreadsheet which will aid you in ensuring that you stay on track with your financial planning. Use this tool to track your month to month finances.

How to use the On Track Spreadsheet
11:22
+ Deeper Learning
5 lectures 49:30

Let's talk about taxes and how we can pay less of them.

Paying Less in Taxes
08:20
Fun Money VS Expenses
07:05
Making Your Money Work For You
10:34
Saving and Investing
11:51
Planning for Retirement
11:40