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Financial Literacy

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • What you do not know about money can really affect your entire life! Financial Literacy is a free, online introductory course about personal financial management. In this interactive multimedia course, a series of seven dynamic modules covering everything from how to set up your first bank account to planning for your retirement will put you on the path to financial fitness!

  • This course will help you to manage your money, budget and savings. You will be able to manage debt successfully. It will help you to understand the choice of insurance products available to you today and why they are so important. You will have a good knowledge of wages, tax, and government benefits.You will learn about renting and buying accommodation, as well as consumer rights. This course will help you to plan for the future.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 1 )
  • Financial Literacy
    • 1.0 Introduction
    • 1.1 Introduction
    • 1.1.1 Checking Accounts
    • 1.1.2 Short-Term Savings Products
    • 1.1.3 Credit
    • 1.1 Summary
    • 1.2 Introduction
    • 1.2.1 Money Management Tasks
    • 1.2.2 Matching Product Features to Tasks
    • 1.2.3 Comparison with Cash Management
    • 1.2 Summary
    • 1.3 Introduction
    • 1.3.1 Why Use Budgets?
    • 1.3.2 Creating a Budget
    • 1.3.3 Using a Budget
    • 1.3.4 Dealing with a Debt in a Crisis
    • 1.3 Summary
    • 1.4 Module Quiz
    • 2.0 Introduction
    • 2.1 Introduction
    • 2.1.1 The Hierarchy of Financial Goals
    • 2.1.2 What’s Needed When?
    • 2.1.3 Expected and Unexpected Events
    • 2.1 Summary
    • 2.2 Introduction
    • 2.2.1 Guiding Principles
    • 2.2.2 Range of Products
    • 2.2.3 Personal Factors
    • 2.2.4 External Factors
    • 2.2 Summary
    • 2.3 Introduction
    • 2.3.1 Emergency Fund
    • 2.3.2 Managing Debt
    • 2.3.3 Insurance and Protection
    • 2.3.4 Short-Term Saving
    • 2.3 Summary
    • 2.4 Introduction
    • 2.4.1 Review a Financial Plan
    • 2.4 Summary
    • 2.5 Module Quiz
    • 3.0 Introduction
    • 3.1 Introduction
    • 3.1.1 Employee Wages
    • 3.1.2 Employee Benefits
    • 3.1 Summary
    • 3.2 Introduction
    • 3.2.1 Pay Stub
    • 3.2 Summary
    • 3.3 Introduction
    • 3.3.1 Taxation
    • 3.3.2 Calculating Tax
    • 3.3.3 Government Benefits
    • 3.3 Summary
    • 3.4 Module Quiz
    • 4.0 Introduction
    • 4.1 Introduction
    • 4.1.1 Renting Accommodation
    • 4.1.2 Buying a Home
    • 4.1 Summary
    • 4.2 Introduction
    • 4.2.1 Homeowners Insurance
    • 4.2.2 Saving Energy, Saving Money
    • 4.2 Summary
    • 4.3 Introduction
    • 4.3.1 Resources for You and Your Baby to Be
    • 4.3.2 Budgeting for Education
    • 4.3.3 Encouraging Children to be Financially Capable
    • 4.3 Summary
    • 4.4 Module Quiz
    • 5.0 Introduction
    • 5.1 Introduction
    • 5.1.1 Inflation
    • 5.1.2 Risk
    • 5.1 Summary
    • 5.2 Introduction
    • 5.2.1 Shares and Bonds
    • 5.2.2 Packaged Investments
    • 5.2 Summary
    • 5.3 Introduction
    • 5.3.1 Social Security
    • 5.3.2 Planning for Retirement
    • 5.3.3 Retirement Plans
    • 5.3 Summary
    • 5.4 Module Quiz
    • 6.0 Introduction
    • 6.1 Introduction
    • 6.1.1 Types of Background Information
    • 6.1 Summary
    • 6.2 Introduction
    • 6.2.1 Range of Sources
    • 6.2 Summary
    • 6.3 Introduction
    • 6.3.1 Consumers' Rights
    • 6.3.2 Making a Complaint
    • 6.3 Summary
    • 6.4 Module Quiz
    • 7.0 Introduction
    • 7.1 Introduction
    • 7.1.1 The Fed and the Foreign Exchange Market
    • 7.1.2 Stock and Commodities Markets
    • 7.1 Summary
    • 7.2 Introduction
    • 7.2.1 The World as a Global Economy
    • 7.2.2 Social and Moral Dilemmas
    • 7.2 Summary
    • 7.3 Module Quiz
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Financial Literacy
Financial Literacy is the first edition (US-focused) of a Level One introductory course covering a broad range of information about personal financial management. The course is the first of a three-part International Financial Literacy Certification (IFLC) and has been funded in part by the Heinz Endowments of Pittsburgh and developed by Advance Learning in partnership with the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board of Pittsburgh (TRWIB Inc.), Pennsylvania.
Course Features
  • Duration

    6-10 Hours

  • Publisher

    Advance Learning

  • Video

    Yes

  • Audio

    Yes

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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