The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom

Master personal finance with this complete guide to budgeting, credit, student loans, investing, and retirement saving
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (111 ratings)
4,392 students
The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (111 ratings)
4,392 students
Identify your money personality and what that means for your personal finance
How to make a budget and set your personal financial goals
The basics of banking and what kind of bank accounts you should have
The basics of credit and types of inquiries
All about student loans and payment plans
Strategies for investing
How to plan for your retirement

Requirements

  • There are no prerequisites for this course. This course is for beginners who have no prior knowledge of personal finance.
Description

Financial freedom may seem impossible, especially with all the information out there about security breaches, student loans, 401k’s, IRA’s, and more.  But knowledge is power, and BankMobile is here to give it to you.  Through this course, you will empower yourself to move toward financial freedom by learning more about your money personality and needs, how to manage your money to achieve your financial goals, understanding banking, loans, and credit, and planning for your future.

In this course, BankMobile’s Director of Education and Financial Empowerment, Ash Exantus, aka Ash Cash, will help you determine your “money personality,” and how that affects your spending and saving habits.  He’ll also give you actionable tools and techniques for creating a budget and managing your money, so that you can plan for your future and achieve your financial goals.  By the end of this course, you’ll know everything you need to know about banking, credit, student loans, and saving for retirement.

If you want to learn more about personal finance and gain financial freedom, then this course is for you.  It’s packed with activities and worksheets to help you manage your budget, set your financial goals, save for retirement, and understand your rights as a consumer.  Enroll today and empower yourself to have financial freedom.

Who this course is for:
  • Young adults and college students who want to better understand personal finance, credit, student loans, investing, and saving for retirement.
Curriculum
8 sections • 51 lectures • 1h 27m total length
  • Welcome to the BMpowered Financial Curriculum
  • Introduction
  • Money Personalities Explained
  • Money Personality Guide
  • Actionable Takeaways
  • Money Personalities Quiz
  • Conclusion
  • Introduction
  • The Art of Budgeting
  • Expenses
  • Bottom Line, Needs vs. Wants
  • Financial Goals
  • Optimizing Your Finances
  • Budgeting for Irregular Pay
  • Money Management Quiz
  • Conclusion and Actionable Takeaways
  • Budget Worksheet
  • Introduction
  • Banks and Credit Unions
  • FDIC and NCUA Insurance
  • Bank Accounts 101
  • Integrity in Banking
  • Basics of Banking Quiz
  • Conclusion and Actionable Takeaways
  • Introduction
  • The History of Credit
  • The Basics of Credit
  • Your Rights as a Consumer
  • Tips
  • Types of Inquiries Explained
  • Credit 101 Quiz
  • Conclusion and Actionable Takeaways
  • Introduction
  • How Student Loans Affect your Credit
  • Payment Plans
  • Deferments
  • Tips
  • Student Loans Quiz
  • Conclusion and Actionable Takeaways
  • Introduction
  • The Importance of Investing
  • Compound Interest
  • Things to Consider When Investing
  • Goals
  • Budgets
  • Investment Strategies
  • Stocks and Bonds
  • Mutual Funds
  • Risk vs. Reward
  • Mid-Way Quiz
  • Where to Start
  • The Stock Market
  • Robo Advisers
  • Types of Retirement Accounts
  • Saving for College
  • Building for Your Future Quiz
  • Conclusion and Actionable Takeaways
  • Message from Ash Cash

Instructor
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BankMobile is is an internet-only, non-interest bearing, FDIC insured checking account for students with the power to bank anywhere, anytime.

Ash Exantus aka Ash Cash, BankMobile’s Director of Financial Education and Financial Empowerment Coach, is a banking professional with over 15 years of experience. He is a personal finance expert, motivational speaker and the author of two Amazon bestselling books: Mind Right, Money Right: 10 Laws of Financial Freedom and What the FICO: 12 Steps to Repairing Your Credit. Ash is responsible for leading BankMobile’s mission to financially empower every one of its customers through financial education. He has created an education series branded “BMpowered,” to guide customers on how to get on solid financial footing while also inspiring them to dream big and achieve their aspirations.