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Do you need help managing your money?
Are you struggling with debt?
Do you want to learn how to invest?
Are you afraid you won't be able to retire?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you're in the right place. We know how hard it is to get by in the modern world. We understand your struggles. Heck, we've lived them. But we've been able to turn it around, to not just survive, but to THRIVE!
Phil paid off over $140,000 in student loan debt and built a 6-figure side business within 5 years of college graduation. Mike & Lauren are on a path towards super-early retirement, and are the ultimate personal finance hackers. They are currently traveling the country with their newborn son.
This free mini-course will teach you the basic principles that will set you up for financial success - setting you apart from most people in the world!
These are key skills and pieces of knowledge that will help you succeed in life!
All of the lessons in this course come from our Personal Finance Masterclass, a complete course with over 100 lessons that further explain topics such as: budgeting, increasing income, credit cards, loans, debt, real estate, retirement, financial freedom, taxes, education, purchasing a car, and much more!
We want to help you live a better, financially smart life. This course will get started on the right foot!
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|Section 1: Introduction to Personal Finance|
Welcome to the Personal Finance Principles course. Let's learn more about what this course has to offer and who the instructors are.
In this lesson of the personal finance course, you'll learn our number one rule for being financially smart.
In this lecture of the Personal Finance Masterclass, you'll learn why the rich get richer. We're not talking about the super rich and famous. We're talking about the millionaire next door. Lauren will cover the difference between assets and liabilities, and what impact each has on your finances.
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In this lecture of the Personal Finance Masterclass, you'll learn how to measure your own financial success.
In this lecture of the Personal Finance Masterclass, you'll learn whether reducing expenses or increasing income is better.
|Section 2: Budgeting|
In this lecture of the Personal Finance Masterclass, you'll learn how to do budgets the smart way.
In this lecture of the Personal Finance Masterclass, you'll learn how to do your budget with Mint.com. We'll show you how to create categories and set prices for your categories You'll then learn how to put each of your transactions into the right category and see your monthly budget.
Learn how to budget using a spreadsheet like Microsoft Excel. We provide a template for you to use and follow along with.
|Section 3: Investing and Retirement|
In this lecture of the Personal Finance Masterclass, you'll learn about the basics of investing. What is a stock? What is a bond? How do you actually make money in the stock market?
In this lecture of the Personal Finance Masterclass, you'll learn the power of investing when you're young. We show you 3 graphs that will blow your mind!
In this lecture of the Personal Finance Masterclass, you'll learn how to retire early. Phil shares a short animation that he created in 2015. This is a good introduction to one of the main components of this course - financial freedom and early retirement.
In this lecture of the Personal Finance Masterclass, you'll learn more about the 4% rule. This is a good introduction to retirement, and how it should work.
In this lecture of the Personal Finance Masterclass, you'll learn how to calculate your net work. We'll cover what to include in your assets and liabilities.
|Section 4: Conclusion & Bonus Lecture|
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My passion is inspiring people through online courses. I love learning new skills, and since 2012 have been teaching people like you everything I know. Through my online learning business, Video School Online, I create courses that teach you how to become the better version of yourself with all kinds of skills.
What would you like to learn?
Would you like to make money teaching online courses?
Would you like to build your own 6-figure business?
Would you like to learn motion graphics in After Effects?
Would you like to learn how to shoot & edit videos like a pro?
Would you like to take better photographs?
Would you like to design better presentations, create a great resume, colorize black & white photographs, brew beer, adopt a cat, edit photos in Lightroom, launch a freelance career?
If you want to do any of these things, just enroll in the course. You have a 30-day money back guarantee if you don't like it. And I'm always improving my courses so that they stay up to date and the best that they can be. Check them out, and enroll today!
MORE ABOUT PHIL:
I've always tried to live life presently and to the fullest. Some of the things I love to do in my spare time include mountain biking, nerding out on personal finance, traveling to new places, watching sports (huge baseball fan here!), and sharing meals with friends and family. Most days you can find me spending quality time with my lovely wife and our cat.
In 2011, I graduated with my Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television Production at Loyola Marymount University - one of the top 10 film schools in the country. While there, I was fortunate to make documentaries in Switzerland, Germany, Mexico, and India. After graduating, I worked at Participant Media shooting and editing short-form documentaries for their website TakePart. I followed that stint with a contract at Stanbridge College where I discovered online learning. I helped pioneer their online school there. Most recently, I spent 2 years working at University of California Berkeley with the media team. Throughout this time I built my Video School Online brand to teach others the skills that I have. In May of 2015, I left the 9-5 world to make my own path. Since then, I've made more money, worked fewer hours, and only have done the things I love each day.
I want to show you how to be a better creator, make money from your creations, and live the life you dreamed of.
Hi there, we are Mike and Lauren! We like to travel, build things, and make videos. We plan on retiring extremely early by saving a high percentage of our income. We post videos about personal finance and DIY projects every Friday and Sunday.