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Personal Finance Online Courses

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
— Benjamin Franklin

Below are some Personal Finance courses that will equip you with valuable knowledge and skills that will help you in your personal financial journey. Even though I put difficulty levels for each courses, they are all tagged as “Beginner” level and “Introductory” by Coursera and edX respectively.
Level 1: Short and easy to finish
Level 2: Short but might not be easy to finish
Level 3: Long and/or not easy to finish
Level 1: Personal Finance (link to follow)
Covered Topics: Cash and Credit Management, Risk Management, Wealth Accumulation
Mentors: Rex Holgado, Ron Magsalin, and COL Financial
Level 1: Financial Planning for Young Adults from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Coursera Rating: 4.6 / 5 ; Class Central Rating: 5 / 5
Level 2: Introduction to Time Value of Money (TVM) from University of Michigan
Coursera Rating: 4.8 / 5 ; Class Central Rating: no available rating
Level 2: Finance for Non-Finance Professionals from Rice University
Coursera Rating: 4.8 / 5 ; Class Central Rating: 5 / 5
Level 2: Introduction to Finance: The Role of Financial Markets from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Coursera Rating: 4.8 / 5 ; Class Central Rating: no available rating
Level 3: Investment Management Specialization from University of Geneva
Coursera Rating: 4.7 / 5 ; Class Central Rating: no available rating
Note: You will see that Investment Management Specialization course from University if Geneva will take approximately 5 months to complete, don’t be discouraged. This Specialization has 5 Courses in total including the Capstone Project, you may take each courses one by one. You don’t need to take the Capstone Project unless you want to earn the certificate.
Level 1: Finance for Everyone: Smart Tools for Decision-Making from University of Michigan
edX Rating: no available rating; Class Central Rating: 4.8 / 5
Level 1: Introduction to Personal Financial Planning from Indiana University
edX Rating: no available rating; Class Central Rating: no available rating
Level 1: Planning for Risk and Retirement from Indiana University
edX Rating: no available rating; Class Central Rating: no available rating
Though it would be better to finish all these courses, you don’t actually need to purchase or finish all of them. Pick up all the tidbits of information you don’t know or you don’t understand yet. But in case you would want to earn the certificate in these courses, please refer on the links below to find out how to apply Financial Aid or a Scholarship from Coursera to enroll in their courses for free or Financial Assistance from edX to enroll in their courses at 90% discount.
If you need help with these courses or have other courses to recommend, send them in the comment box below.
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