13 Free Financial Literacy Training Programs

13 Free Financial Literacy Training Programs

Free Financial Literacy TrainingIntroducing 13 free financial literacy training programs. Brought to you from TheMuse, an exciting website filled with great financial planning articles. This one, brings an overview of 13 other websites that offer wonderful material.

This article was originally published by Alyse Kalish.

Alyse Kalish

1. The Core Four of Personal Finance, Udemy
Let’s go back to the basics with this course that focuses on managing your debt, reducing your expenses, financing a home, retiring, and everything in between.
Length: 18 lectures/ 1 hour

2. Personal Finance 101, Udemy
Or, for a wrap-up of all related topics, try out this beginner course that’ll explain everything from credit to taxes to various issues such as going to college, buying a house, or getting married.
Length: 53 lectures/ 3 hours

3. Personal and Family Financial Planning, Coursera
Created by the University of Florida, this one is for people of any age, who are at any point in their career. In addition to the basics, it’ll cover investing, managing risk, and building your own personal financial plan.
Note: Free without certification
Length: 9 weeks

4. Personal Finance Planning, edX
As the description states, “Have you watched a movie where successful Wall Street characters dropped cool-sounding financial jargon and you smiled and nodded without knowing what they were saying?” This class is for everyone who just gave an enthusiastic yes to this (true story: I did).
Length: 5 weeks/ 3-4 hours per week

5. Finance for Everyone: Smart Tools for Decision-Making, edX
Taught by the University of Michigan, this class explores the “beauty and power of finance.” It’ll cover making smart decisions when looking at your money situation—both as a professional and as an individual.
Length: 6 weeks/ 5-6 hours per week

6. Financial Literacy, ALISON
More than just knowing what to do with your money is understanding what it is, how it works, and what it means for your personal and professional life. This interactive class will help you set up your accounts, and budget, and work with taxes and government benefits.
Length: 6-10 hours

7. Introduction to Managing Your Personal Finance Debts, ALISON
If the debt is your biggest worry, this course is for you. You’ll learn how to set up a debt spreadsheet, how to contact credit card companies, how to prioritize your debts, and much more that’ll get you to that happy “debt-free” zone.
Length: 1 hour

8. Introduction to Simple and Compound Interest, ALISON
Not sure what the heck these are? Want someone to take you through these concepts in an easy-to-follow way? You’ll love this course that focuses on what simple and compound interest means for your loans.
Length: 1-2 hours

9. My Financial Mountain: Understanding Your Path to a Solid Financial Foundation, Skillshare
Wherever your situation is at the moment, this class will put you on a realistic and effective path toward financial stability—with just seven steps.
Length: 13 videos/ 24 minutes

10. Personal Finance, Missouri State University on iTunes
Want personal finance tips on the go? Download this course on your iPhone now and bring knowledge with you wherever your money takes you.
Length: 8 videos

11. Personal Taxes, Khanacademy
Confused why your paycheck feels so low when you see it? Here’s your guide to government taxes and calculating your take-home pay.
Length: 10 lectures

12. Housing, Khanacademy
If you ever plan on renting or buying a home, you may want to brush up on the key aspects of mortgages, insurance, and real estate.
Length: 19 lectures

13. Investment Vehicles, Insurance, and Retirement, Khanacademy
And to make sure you have all of these topics covered when it comes to personal finance, here are the big takeaways you should know.
Length: 26 lectures

Thank you Alyse for a great resource!

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