Your Money, Your Expenses, Your Budget (Personal Budgeting)
3.4 (3 ratings)
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Your Money, Your Expenses, Your Budget (Personal Budgeting)

Learn How to Budget - Budgeting For Beginners
3.4 (3 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.
7 students enrolled
Created by Luis Rodriguez
Last updated 4/2019
English
English
Current price: $34.99 Original price: $49.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 37 mins on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn why having a personal budget is essential
  • Learn the different components of a budget
  • Learn why getting the best rate of return on your investments is crucial
  • Download a personal budget template complete with a sample budget
  • Test your knowledge of budgeting
Requirements
  • A willingness to learn
  • Ability to work with an excel spreadsheet
  • Basic math skills
Description

This course is designed for people with little to no knowledge of budgeting.  We will cover basic information such as; what a budget is, the different componets of a budget, why it is important to have a budget.

You will learn what three of the basic investments available are and why starting an investment early in life and getting the best rate of return will build you a sizable nest egg.

You will also have the opportunity to test your financial knowledge right at the beginning of the course.

Last but not least, a downloadable personal budget worksheet complete with instructions and a sample budget is included with this course.

Who this course is for:
  • This course is designed for people who have limited or no knowledge regarding budgeting.
  • This course is designed for people who want to learn how to break the cycle of having more month at the end of their paycheck.
  • This course is designed for people who want to learn how to create a budget.
Course content
Expand 13 lectures 37:04
+ Introduction
13 lectures 37:04

Introducing the course and why budgeting is not what most people think it is.

Preview 02:29

This introductory quiz is designed to test your knowledge about personal finance.

How Financially Savvy are you?
8 questions

Students will have an understanding as to what a budget is and why it is essential to have one.

Preview 04:34

Students will learn some of the reasons most individuals do not have a budget.

Most People Think Budgets Are...
01:50

Students will have a better understanding of what makes up a good budget.

Preview 03:08

Students will learn the various categories, both income and expenses, that typically make up a budget.

Budget Categories
04:15

Students will learn some of the key considerations involved in setting up a budget.

Essential Elements of Budgeting
02:13

When preparing a budget, there are some vital elements to consider which should not be a part of the process.  By that same token, there other elements that are a necessity when formulating a budget.

Budgeting Don'ts / Things to Keep in Mind
02:43

Students will learn the difference between gross and net income.

Budget Components - Your Income And/Or Any Earned Money
02:41

Learn what expenses are and the different types of expenses, including examples.

Budgeting Components - Expenses
03:41

Learn the value of paying yourself first and how starting early and getting the best rate of return on your investment can make a huge difference.

Budget Essentials - Learn to Pay Yourself First
04:31

Learn the three basic types of investments for you to consider when planning for your retirement or other financial goal.

Budget Essentials - Investing Your Money
02:46

A recap of some of the key points of this course.

Summary
01:50

A heartfelt thank you for enrolling in this course.

A Final Word
00:23

Find out how much you've learned about budgets by taking this course

Budget Review Questions
10 questions