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Approx. 13 hours to complete

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Learners taking this Course are

  • Financial Advisors
  • Biologists
  • Dentists
  • Community Managers
  • Nurses

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Understanding Personal Finance

4 videos (Total 44 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Path to Financial Security19m
Time Value of Money22m
Assignment1m
1 reading
Course Introduction: Understanding Personal Finance10m
2 practice exercises
Time Value of Money Assignment12m
Quiz 110m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Financial Statements, Tools, and Budgets

5 videos (Total 62 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Managing Your Flows22m
Creating and Reviewing Your Statements15m
Analyzing Your Financial Statements21m
Assignment1m
1 reading
Financial Statements, Tools, and Budgets10m
2 practice exercises
Financial Record Keeping Assignment2m
Quiz 210m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Managing Income Taxes

3 videos (Total 24 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Understanding Income Taxes20m
Assignment1m
1 reading
Managing Income Taxes10m
2 practice exercises
Tax Planning Assignment8m
Quiz 3 - Taxation10m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Building and Maintaining Good Credit

4 videos (Total 56 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Credit Basics and Debt Management28m
Credit Reports and Scores25m
Assignment1m
1 reading
Building and Maintaining Good Credit10m
2 practice exercises
Credit Report Assignment10m
Quiz 4 - Credit10m
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Top reviews from Personal & Family Financial Planning

By AAMay 26th 2018

The course was very accessible and very at ease when it came to completing the various assignments for evaluation. Was very satisfied with the video presentations and the various tutorials as well.

By JVFeb 11th 2019

The discussion is very informative and helpful. I've learned a lot and my perspective in personal and family financial planning has widen and deepened. Thank you to Coursera and sir Michael!

Instructor

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Michael S. Gutter, Ph.D.

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Family, Youth & Community Science

About University of Florida

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