Some say it makes the world go round, others say it is the root of all evil. Whatever your opinion money is something we face every day and is something that can't be ignored. Where does it come from and where does it all go?
In today's fast-paced consumer society, financial literacy is an essential everyday life skill. It means being able to understand and negotiate the financial landscape, manage money and financial risks effectively and avoid financial pitfalls.
This course will help students achieve financial independence by developing the ability to make informed and effective decisions regarding the use and management of money.
Topics covered include: earning an income, spending and saving income, borrowing money, buying a car, moving out of home, arranging accommodation, consumer decision making and choice, using credit, using e-commerce, mobile phone plans and paying tax.