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Improve Your Financial Literacy

A guide to learning the essentials of financial, credit and debt management.
4.4 (74 ratings)
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9,119 students enrolled
Created by Future Buck
Last updated 12/2013
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

Want to learn how to manage your credit card debts or student loans? Need to manage your money better? Haven't started saving for retirement yet? These questions and many more will be answered in our online financial education program, which helps increase financial literacy in young adults or any adult wanting to learn more about finances. In about three hours, you'll learn the essentials of financial, credit and debt management through a series of short, interactive video modules. Each module covers an important financial topic, and in all, ten major financial literacy topics are covered. Sign up today and start securing your financial future!

Who is the target audience?
  • Our program is primarily used by young adults, including high school and college students or those just starting their careers. However, anyone, no matter their age, who wants to learn more about financial literacy can take and learn from the program. Futurebuck can benefit individuals who believes they lack financial education.
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What Will I Learn?
By the end of this course, you will have a firm understanding of financial, credit and debt management. In this course, you will learn about: credit cards; debt; student loans; budget/money management; credit reports; mortgages; insurance; taxes; identity theft; and investment/retirement.
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  • Only requirements are a laptop, tablet, or any other similar device and Internet access. No specific course requirements needed or prerequisite knowledge required.
Curriculum For This Course
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Financial Education Course
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This module discusses how credit cards work, the pros and cons of having a credit card, and terms associated with credit card agreements.

Credit Card Lesson Module

This module covers good debt vs. bad debt, basic debt management principles and what to do if debt becomes a problem.

Debt Lesson Module

This module reviews FAFSA, government vs. private loans, and how to apply for these loans.

Student Loans Lesson Module

This module summarizes creating a budget, knowing the difference between needs and wants and managing your checking account.

Budget & Money Management Lesson Module

This module covers how to read a credit report and what a credit score is.

Credit Reports Lesson Module

This module reviews what a mortgage is and how a mortgage works.

Mortgages Lesson Module

This module discusses auto insurance, health insurance and life insurance.

Insurance Lesson Module

This module summarizes federal and state income tax, sales and use tax, property tax and capital gains tax.

Taxes Lesson Module

This module covers how to avoid identity theft and what to do if you are a victim of identity theft.

Identity Theft Lesson Module

This module reviews the different investment choices, compound interest and return on investment.

Investment & Retirement Lesson Module
About the Instructor
4.4 Average rating
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9,119 Students
1 Course
Financial Education

Futurebuck is an online financial education program for young adults or any adult seeking to improve their financial literacy. A team of highly experienced financial writers created the content of the program, which was reviewed by professionals in a variety of fields, including teachers, professors, accountants, CPAs, lawyers, investment advisors, bankers, credit specialists, and insurance agents. Each module includes an introduction that outlines the modules content and an audio prepared by the lead financial writer/developer, Bob Reotutar.

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