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Financial Freedom: A Beginner's Guide

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Financial Freedom: A Beginner's Guide
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  • Are you struggling to stay on top of your finances? Are you unsure of what steps you can take to get out of the difficult financial situation you currently find yourself in? With this course learn how to set priorities and goals so that you can feel more confident about your personal finances.

    This course begins by teaching you how to increase your income. For example, you will learn about investments – such as how to invest, when to invest, how to invest in retirement, and how to save for college. This is followed by an introduction to mortgages and wills.

    If you are not currently in a position to invest, the section on debt may be useful to you. Learn what steps to take to get out of debt, how to make the most of unemployment, and what types of debt can be considered to be "positive". Finally, the course teaches you how to calculate your net worth, cash flow, and how to plan for your future finances.

    This course will be of great interest to anyone who struggles with managing their personal finances and would like to improve their savings skills.

  • After completing this course you will be able to:

    • Set up an emergency account.
    • Identify methods for increasing income.
    • Understand how a mortgage is paid.
    • Understand why it is so important to have a will.
    • Identify the appropriate time to make investments.
    • Differentiate between financial, retirement, and educational investments.
    • List the seven steps for getting out of debt.
    • Discuss how to make the most of unemployment.
    • Calculate your net worth and cash flow.

  • 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 celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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