Personal Finance Strategies
By Matt Bernstein

Save more, invest smarter, reduce loans, retire earlier!

Beginner Level
Created by Matt Bernstein
Last updated May 12, 2021
Course trailer video
Free Course
  • 57:17 on-demand video
  • 3 Quizzes

Curriculum For This Course

21 E-classes
21 E-classes
Calculating Your Net Worth
Expenses For Life Energy
Calculating A Monthly Budget
Paying Off Debts
Personal Finance Quiz Eclasses 1-5
Build An Emergency Fund
Personal Saving
401k Basics
Asset Allocation
Investment Strategies
Advice On Finance
FICO Score
Personal Finance Quiz Eclasses 6-12
Starting Credit
Increased Credit score
Owning Vs Renting
Types Of Mortages
Personal Finance Quiz Eclasses 13-16
Advice To Teenagers
Guide To Buying a Car

Course Description

A complete guide to mastering your finances.

Do you need help handling your money? Do you want to make more money and are interested in investing, but have no idea where to start? Are you looking to increase your credit rating, buy a home or a car, or perhaps save for your retirement?

If you've answered 'yes' to any of these questions, this course is for you! Many entrepreneurs fail because they overspend and have no idea how to take precautions for rainy days or save for the future. Don't be one of those entrepreneurs!

Regardless of your level of financial expertise, or how much money you currently have, this in-depth course is designed to provide you with everything you need to take your finances to the next level. Even if you're currently in debt and want to improve your credit history, or wondering how and where to invest a lump sum of money, the information you'll learn in this course will help you on your way to success.

Matt Bernstein, CEO and Founder of Skillhance, provides you with essential strategies on how to calculate your real, hourly wage and net worth, create a budget, track your spending, choose an investment strategy, save for retirement and more, which will enable you to make informed decisions and take control of your finances the smart way, with minimal stress or hassle.

Watch this useful course to learn:

• Useful tips and techniques for budgeting, spending and saving to help you gain better control of and improve your financial situation
• How to choose the right investment strategy for you, to enable you to save enough money for a stress-free retirement
• How to improve your credit rating to buy a home and decide which type of mortgage is the best choice for you
• Useful advice for teenagers to enable them to choose the right degree course based on their career aspirations
• How to buy the car you want at the right price with minimal dealership contact and less time wasted on negotiation

N.B. Please note that some of the content within this course is US specific. Please see below for glossary of terms:

401(k): A retirement savings plan sponsored by an employer. It lets workers save and invest a piece of their paycheck before taxes are taken out. Taxes aren't paid until the money is withdrawn from the account.
CD: A Certificate of Deposit is a financial product sold in the US, which is similar to a savings account; it is insured and virtually risk-free.
FDIC: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is the US corporation that insures deposits in the United States against bank failure. UK equivalent is FSCS.
FICO Score: A type of credit score created by the Fair Isaac Corporation.
I Bond: One of two types of savings bonds sold by the US Treasury.
IRA: Individual Retirement Account that allows you to save money for retirement in a tax-advantaged way.

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Target audience:
• Entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals
• Anyone who wants to improve their financial situation and make better decisions

About The Mentor

Matt Bernstein

Start a successful, online business at an affordable cost.

Matt Bernstein is the founder and CEO of Skillhance, an online education portal that provides access to cutting-edge training courses and supports people to start a sideline, home-based business more quickly and easily. They provide the principles, strategies and technologies that produce real, measurable business results, without the expensive, upfront costs.

While studying to become a Communication Major at the University of Massachusetts, Matt built a successful eBay business. After college, he moved to Boston and founded his first company, Sports Pulse, which involved buying and reselling Topps products.

In 2014, Matt began to create courses to teach people how to become successful eBay sellers and founded Skillhance, a members' only, online education portal that provides useful and engaging courses on every aspect of starting a sideline business. Matt is focused on selling his content across multiple sales channels, runs weekly webinars and has created and maintained a healthy sales funnel, email marketing strategy and digital marketing activities to inspire and attract new customers.

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