Money Matters – Financial Inclusion

Producer: Virtual College Ltd

Duration: 1 hours.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 1-year licence.
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CPD Certified - on average contributes 1 hour towards your CPD.

This online learning module has been developed in conjunction with social housing organisations.

In order to achieve your goals you must trust in your ability to manage your money. You need to be confident that you can make the right choices, avoid bad debt, and make the best use of savings. It’s never too late to change – by establishing good habits now you will continue to reap the benefits.

Managing tight family budgets is a key issue for many people, simply making ends meet and paying for essentials can be a real challenge, particularly at life transition points such as setting up a home or starting a family. Understanding income and expenditure is the first step in managing your finances.

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This module is intended for Tenants in Social Housing, but will also be relevant for anyone who has the responsibility of managing a home.

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

This product allows the student to print a certificate from the course on sucessful completion.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Silverlight may also need to be installed for some courses
- Most ECDL courses will require a download of the ActivX component from within the course


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This course covers the following topics:

- Welcome and Learning Objectives
- Bank Accounts
- Saving
- Borrowing
- Credit reports and summary


On completion of this course you will understand:

- The reasons why budgeting is so important
- The key steps in setting up a bank account
- The different types of payment methods available
- The potential benefits of saving
- Different sources available when looking to borrow money and the cost of those sources

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