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Ohio State MYM Course

Looking to get a handle on how to manage your money? Trying to figure out exactly what that means?

If so, you’re in luck. The extension school at Ohio State University has an awesome (and FREE!) online course you take that will help you grab control of your finances.

The course is broken into 6 Lessons. You can download each one and work through it at your own pace.

It’s awesome. And did we mention that it’s free? (It’s free!)

Here is an overview of the course…

Part 1: Get the Ball Rolling

Learn about the individual and family values concerning money and money management. Get some suggestions about ways to talk with your spouse and your family regarding money matters. Plus, you’ll think about and develop key financial goals that you’ll need to build the future you want.

Part 2: Money Flow: Where Does It All Go?

Learn about cash flow, income and expenses. Use the worksheets (included) to think about and document critical info about your income, your debts (money you owe), your credit, and the different types of expense categories. This will help you get a better picture of your current financial situation.

Part 3: Plug the Dike

Stop the money leaks by looking at your spending habits and found out if you have any serious problems. Use the suggestions to help change your negative spending practices and bad habits. And again, worksheets are included to help you define a personal plan to meet your goals and succeed!

Part 4: Tackle Your Credit

Learn about the pros and cons of various types of credit so you can make wise credit management decisions. Also learn about the critical importance of your credit history. Once again, there is a worksheet (checklist) to help you discover any serious problems and come up with a plan to fix them!

Part 5: Make Your Budget

You will need a budget to succeed. Lear how create one and how to stick with it – both day-to-day and long term. This is critical to meeting your goals.

Part 6: Document Your Financial Health

Find out how to put your financial health on paper an analyze it on a regular basis. Calculate your net worth and effectively organize all your financial records.

Download the Free Course Now

Sound good? Get the course for free directly from Ohio State University: http://ohioline.osu.edu/mym/