Get on a budget, eliminate debt, learn about emergency preparedness, insurance, transportation, investments and more. This course is principle focused because principles remain tried and true forever. Learn, grown and progress towards your personal goals and become financially successful, and free from the burdens of debt. Money cannot buy happiness but being financially free and having good momentum in the right direction will contribute to your peace of mind and contentment. You will use what you learn in this class everyday for the rest of your life.
Know the foundation for personal finance. The "why" behind the course and the "why" to your personal finances.
Techniques and theories change with time, but a principle is true forever. Apply the Big 3 to your own life.
Get a start on saving with the first step in the right direction. By the end of this lecture you will know what you can do to save $1,000.
By the end of this lecture you will be tracking your spending and you will know where all of your money is going.
Generous people are more attractive, better friends, better employees, and more financially successful.
By the end of this lecture you will understand the snowball approach to eliminating your debt. You will have a plan in place to follow.
Get motivated and keep up the momentum!
Be able to save enough money to live without income for 6 months.
Be prepared for emergencies but don't get crazy.
By the end of this lecture you will be able to select insurance for your personal situation.
Be able to define your educational goals and make plans to achieve them.
Be able to define your career goals and make plans to achieve them.
Be able to make an informed decision when it comes to renting vs buying real estate.
Be able to buy a car without borrowing money.
Be able to use tax free investment accounts to build wealth. Begin with the end in mind and reach your long term goals.
Learn the basics of the stock market first. By the end of this lecture you will be able to use mutual funds in your investment portfolio for diversification and long term growth.
Reach a major financial milestone and completely pay off your house.
Consider all the aspects of investing in real estate and be able to make an informed decision for yourself.
Wrap up the class and review what you learned. Thank You!
Josh graduated from the Marriott School of Management, one of the top business programs in the US.
Josh is currently pursuing a Master's in Unmanned Systems Human Factors from ERAU.
Josh studied and taught in the Tongan language for 2 years as a LDS missionary. He then became an Instructor at the Missionary Training Center for an additional 1.5 years where he taught over 100 students the Tongan Language. During this time he also completed 16 credit hours (equivalent to a minor) of Tongan classes at Brigham Young University.