Start to manage debt, investments, property and pension funds effectively
This online course will help you manage the household balance sheet, by looking at four key assets and liabilities.
You’ll explore debt, and how it affects credit scores and your ability to borrow; investments, including savings accounts, bonds, shares and holdings in funds; property, and the costs and risks of buying and selling it; and pension funds, including how to properly plan and save for your retirement.
The Open University’s Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance created this course, with the generous support of True Potential LLP.
What topics will you cover?
- Different ways of borrowing
- The cost of borrowing
- The lending institutions
- Managing debts
- Savings products and their returns
- Investment products and their returns
- Buying and selling property
- Mortgage products
- The household balance sheet and how to manage it
- Pension planning
- Pension products
Who is the course for?
For further information about registration, the final assessment course, your eligibility and the BA in Business Management, visit the Open University website.
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