Money 101: Secure your financial future

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Dreaming about something you haven’t quite been able to save up for yet? Wishing to build a secure foundation for your future? This money management course is course 2 in the two-part Money 101 series, which has been created based on the open-source material "Managing my money" by The Open University.

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Who this course is for


This course is for you if you want to start planning and managing your money for the future. You will learn how to save, invest and secure your money.
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What you will learn

  • 1

    How to start saving, even small amounts at a time.

  • 2

    The basics of investing and what different types of investment types are available.

  • 3

    How to be smart about debt and only take out loans you can afford to pay back.

  • 4

    How to secure yourself against unexpected events by taking out insurance.

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Course contents: 5 topics

  • 1

    Save for your future Find out how to get started with saving, even if by small amounts! Learn how sustainable consumption can help you not only save the environment but also money.

  • 2

    Grow your money through investing Investing is balancing between risk and reward. Learn among others about shares, equity, bonds and how to calculate the return on investment.

  • 3

    Be smart about debt Learn how to borrow money in a smart way that helps you reach your goals. Find out how to calculate interest and tell good debt from bad debt.

  • 4

    Manage your home loan Understand what to consider and how to plan your finances if you are thinking about getting a home loan, also called a mortgage.

  • 5

    Insure yourself for the unexpected You'll look at a variety of insurance products and ways you can keep down insurance costs without compromising the protection you need.

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What you will get

When you complete the course you’ll earn a Funzi certificate of achievement. You can showcase your certificate by mentioning it in your CV, Linkedin profile and other professional profiles.

  • Practical skills broken down into bite-sized learning, so that you can complete the course with only 15 min/day for 2 WEEKS

  • Course content in the form of text, visuals, and activities to verify your learning

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Here's what your fellow learners are saying about this course

  • “Wow!!! This is a great course and I learnt a lot on how to plan for the future, invest and insurance. Thank you so much funzi!!!”

    Stella Afolabi

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    – Babajide Adewole, Nigeria

  • “The course is insightful, easily understandable and truly beneficial to some of us who could not grasp the true essence of financial planning. I'm now confident to improve and grow my financial position. Great course indeed.”

    – Kgomotso Molale , South Africa

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