Get Money Smart: Online personal financial literacy training
Get Money Smart with our online financial literacy training!
Learn about budgeting and cash flow in our online training program. Completing all four modules will earn you a Financial Literacy Basics badge to display on your LinkedIn profile and will automatically enter you into our draw! Prizes include two $500 awards, two $250 gift cards to the bookstore, six swag boxes and more. Show off your learning skills to potential employers and complete four additional optional modules to achieve a Financial Literacy Champion badge.
This project is funded by GSA Quality Money.
There are currently no sessions scheduled for the winter 2022 term. If you are interested in this program, please complete the form below and we will notify you when an upcoming session is available.
The four core modules of this program include the following topics:
Module 1: Budgeting and annual cash flow statement
You will learn why you should consider preparing a budget, how and why you should set financial goals, and how to set tell the difference between wants and needs.
Module 2: Saving and time value of money
You will learn about savings and investment, the options available for each, as well as the value of money at different points in time.
Module 3: Basics of credit
You will learn about types of credit, lending institutions, the terminology associated with credit, and different types of loans.
Module 4: Debt management
You will learn how to manage your debt, good debt versus bad debt, debt repayment and what your options are if your debt becomes overwhelming.
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