Achieve an understanding of budgeting. Learn how to develop SMART goals, how to determine your net worth, and how budgeting can help you increase your net worth and achieve your goals. You will earn digital badges as you learn about budgeting.
Each topic in the program (listed below) is matched to a digital badge issued by Credly. Those who successfully complete individual modules will receive, at no cost, Credly badges certifying their achievement. After completing all three individual modules, participants will receive a digital micro-credential: Budgeting Basics.
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Budgeting Basics: SMART Goals
This module explains the value of financial goals, outlines the components of SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, time-related) financial goals, and helps you make financial goals SMART.
Budgeting Basics: Net Worth
This module explains how to determine your net worth/wealth by comparing your assets and your liabilities. It provides opportunities for you to calculate net worth and analyze how changes in what you owe and what you own can change your net worth.
Budgeting Basics: Budgets
This module describes the components of a budget. You’ll recognize that a budget is a tool that can help you meet your SMART financial goals and increase your net worth. You’ll analyze a budget to understand what changes in your personal finances might be needed to successfully meet goals.