Managing My Life 101

Introduction to the Pack - 6 courses

You can’t invest your money right without getting your saving and spending under control first. This course pack will help you structure your financial life and turn you into a money conscious wizard in no time!

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Building Your First Budget
Budget Building

The personal budget is your holy grail – it is your navigation device to get you through life. To operate without one is like trying to drive a car with a blindfold on – fine until the road of life reveals its many twists and turns. This course will teach you the single most important financial skill a person can have: how to budget.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. Get Going on the Road of Life
  3. 3. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - Part 1: The Good
  4. 4. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - Part 2: The Bad and the Ugly
  5. 5. Breaking It All Down
  6. 6. Getting It Under Control: Turning a Shortfall into a Surplus
  7. 7. Stay Flexible, and Use Tools
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Banking Services 101
Banker

Whether you like it or not, banking plays a pretty important role in our financial lives. This course will help you understand the main services that banks offer and what you can do to get the most out of them.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. Why Do We Need Banks?
  2. 2. Saving Your Money
  3. 3. Spending Your Money
  4. 4. Borrowing Money
  5. 5. Choosing the Right Bank for You
  6. 6. Quiz
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Getting Started With Insurance
Insured

Now that you’ve got your goals and budgeting sorted out, it’s time to make some important purchasing decisions. First up: insurance.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. What is Insurance?
  2. 2. History of Insurance
  3. 3. How Insurance Works
  4. 4. Health Insurance
  5. 5. Car Insurance
  6. 6. Homeowners' Insurance
  7. 7. Insuring Peace-of-Mind
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Timing Your Spending
Seasonal Spender

Good spending habits don’t only depend on what you buy, but also when you buy. This course will show you some of the ways to better time your spending so you end up forking over less cash for your purchases.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. The Philosophy
  2. 2. Buying Food
  3. 3. Electronics
  4. 4. Plane Tickets
  5. 5. Houses
  6. 6. Cars
  7. 7. Case Study: Amy Dacycszyn
  8. 8. Quiz
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How to Buy a Car
Dealer Defeater

Buying a car can be a lot of fun. But it can also be quite the hassle. Having to deal with car dealers to get the best deal…who wants to deal with it? This course will show you the ropes so you can go through the process of buying a car with confidence.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. So, You Want To Buy A Car...
  2. 2. First Things First - Budget
  3. 3. The Car Makes The Man, Or Is It The Other Way Around?
  4. 4. New vs. Used
  5. 5. Buying vs. Leasing
  6. 6. Internet Shopping
  7. 7. Dealership Tips
  8. 8. Quiz
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How Financial Planners Go Grocery Shopping
Grocery Shopper

If you feel like your spending a good chunk of your salary on your grocery bills, you’re not alone. This course will show you how you can cut down your monthly bill in a few easy steps.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. Intro to Responsible Grocery Shopping
  2. 2. Inventory Management
  3. 3. Plan your meals
  4. 4. Ethnic markets
  5. 5. Stick to the list
  6. 6. Extreme Couponing
  7. 7. Case Study - Cory Booker
  8. 8. Quiz
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