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Approx. 14 hours to complete

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Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Personal FinanceInsuranceSavingInvestment
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

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Hours to complete

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Understanding Personal Finance

Path to financial security and time value of money....
Reading
4 videos (Total 44 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
Path to Financial Security19m
Time Value of Money22m
Assignment1m
Reading1 reading
Course Introduction: Understanding Personal Finance10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Time Value of Money Assignment12m
Quiz 110m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Financial Statements, Tools, and Budgets

Managing your flows and reviewing your statements....
Reading
5 videos (Total 62 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
Managing Your Flows22m
Creating and Reviewing Your Statements15m
Analyzing Your Financial Statements21m
Assignment1m
Reading1 reading
Financial Statements, Tools, and Budgets10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Financial Record Keeping Assignment2m
Quiz 210m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Managing Income Taxes

Income tax basics....
Reading
3 videos (Total 24 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video3 videos
Understanding Income Taxes20m
Assignment1m
Reading1 reading
Managing Income Taxes10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Tax Planning Assignment8m
Quiz 3 - Taxation10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Building and Maintaining Good Credit

Credit basics....
Reading
4 videos (Total 56 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
Credit Basics and Debt Management28m
Credit Reports and Scores25m
Assignment1m
Reading1 reading
Building and Maintaining Good Credit10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Credit Report Assignment10m
Quiz 4 - Credit10m

Instructor

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Michael S. Gutter, Ph.D.

Professor
Family, Youth & Community Science

About University of Florida

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