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Managing My Money

The Open University via FutureLearn

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  • Provider FutureLearn
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 3 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 8 weeks long

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Get your personal finances in order with practical guidance and advice

With real incomes falling and personal debt at a record high, it’s vital to improve your personal finance skills.

This online course starts by giving you practical guidance on compiling a budget and using it to make good decisions about your spending.

You’ll explore debts and investments, and how mortgages are used to finance home ownership. The critical issue of pension planning is explained, with guidance on different products.

The course concludes by examining different types of insurance. It offers practical advice on how to make rational decisions about which insurance products to buy.

This course is intended for those with an interest in developing their personal financial skills to make good decisions when managing their finances and buying financial products. The course does not require any previous experience of studying this subject.

Taught by

Martin Upton

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Jayne M
4.0 4 years ago
Jayne completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
A broad introduction to finance, budgeting and various financial products. A useful course for anyone really and the sort of thing that should be taught in school but wasn't when I was young.

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4.0 3 years ago
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