Managing My Life 101


Here's what you'll learn:

  1. 1Building Your First Budget
  2. 2Banking Services 101
  3. 3Getting Started With Insurance
  4. 4Timing Your Spending
  5. 5How to Buy a Car
  6. 6How Financial Planners Go Grocery Shopping

Introduction to the Pack

You can’t invest your money right without getting your saving and spending under control first. This course pack will help you structure your financial life and turn you into a money conscious wizard in no time!

6 Courses

Building Your First Budget

The personal budget is your holy grail – it is your navigation device to get you through life. To operate without one is like trying to drive a car with a blindfold on – fine until the road of life reveals its many twists and turns. This course will teach you the single most important financial skill a person can have: how to budget.

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  1. 1 Introduction Start Course
  2. 2 Get Going on the Road of Life
  3. 3 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - Part 1: The Good
  4. 4 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - Part 2: The Bad and the Ugly
  5. 5 Breaking It All Down
  6. 6 Getting It Under Control: Turning a Shortfall into a Surplus
  7. 7 Stay Flexible, and Use Tools

Banking Services 101

Whether you like it or not, banking plays a pretty important role in our financial lives. This course will help you understand the main services that banks offer and what you can do to get the most out of them.

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  1. 1 Why Do We Need Banks? Start Course
  2. 2 Saving Your Money
  3. 3 Spending Your Money
  4. 4 Borrowing Money
  5. 5 Choosing the Right Bank for You
  6. 6 Quiz

Getting Started With Insurance

Now that you’ve got your goals and budgeting sorted out, it’s time to make some important purchasing decisions. First up: insurance.

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  1. 1 What is Insurance? Start Course
  2. 2 History of Insurance
  3. 3 How Insurance Works
  4. 4 Health Insurance
  5. 5 Car Insurance
  6. 6 Homeowners' Insurance
  7. 7 Insuring Peace-of-Mind

Timing Your Spending

Good spending habits don’t only depend on what you buy, but also when you buy. This course will show you some of the ways to better time your spending so you end up forking over less cash for your purchases.

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  1. 1 The Philosophy Start Course
  2. 2 Buying Food
  3. 3 Electronics
  4. 4 Plane Tickets
  5. 5 Houses
  6. 6 Cars
  7. 7 Case Study: Amy Dacycszyn
  8. 8 Quiz

How to Buy a Car

Buying a car can be a lot of fun. But it can also be quite the hassle. Having to deal with car dealers to get the best deal…who wants to deal with it? This course will show you the ropes so you can go through the process of buying a car with confidence.

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  1. 1 So, You Want To Buy A Car... Start Course
  2. 2 First Things First - Budget
  3. 3 The Car Makes The Man, Or Is It The Other Way Around?
  4. 4 New vs. Used
  5. 5 Buying vs. Leasing
  6. 6 Internet Shopping
  7. 7 Dealership Tips
  8. 8 Quiz

How Financial Planners Go Grocery Shopping

If you feel like your spending a good chunk of your salary on your grocery bills, you’re not alone. This course will show you how you can cut down your monthly bill in a few easy steps.

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  1. 1 Intro to Responsible Grocery Shopping Start Course
  2. 2 Inventory Management
  3. 3 Plan your meals
  4. 4 Ethnic markets
  5. 5 Stick to the list
  6. 6 Extreme Couponing
  7. 7 Case Study - Cory Booker
  8. 8 Quiz


Ryan Hops

Wall Street Survivor

Former hedge fund analyst in Hong Kong, Ryan joined Wall Street Survivor in 2008 to help build the next generation of financial education.

Evan W.

Course Taker

Wall Street Survivor has significantly helped me identify my love for Investing and has given me confidence in my financial future.