Course Syllabus: Debt Reduction


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Course Description

This course is designed to help the learner understand the concept of debt reduction and wisely manage credit and personal debt. It is based on the premises that there are a lot of lifestyle changes and financial decisions that one can make to take control of his or her financial position. However, most of the steps, procedures, and advice offered in this course can be equally helpful in managing personal finances with the ultimate goal of attaining financial freedom. By the end of the course, the leaner should be able to;

·    Manage credit and debt effectively

·    Increase income

·    Control expenditure

·    Save early for retirement

·    Debt-proof his/her future

·    Attain financial freedom

Course Requirements

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required.

Course Topics

  1. The Concept of Debt Management
  2. The Debt Spiral- Warning Signs
  3. Young People and the Debt Trap
  4. Mistakes That Keep You Stuck in Debt
  5. Debt Reduction Plan – How to Become Debt Free
  6. Dealing with Debt Management Agencies
  7. Strategies to Boost Your Credit Score
  8. The Path to Financial Security and the Time Value of Money
  9. The Importance of Saving for Retirement Sooner rather Than Later
  10. Pain-Free Ways to Increase Your Income
  11. Tracking Your Money – Budgeting

Course Materials

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required.

Grading Policy

Several lessons will be accompanied by a written assignment and a brief quiz  . Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what debt is.
  • Recognize the debt spiral - warning signs.
  • Identify the debt trap.
  • Recognize mistakes that keep you stuck in debts.
  • Develop a debt reduction plan.
  • Describe strategies to boost your credit score.
  • Determine the importance of saving for retirement sooner rather than later.
  • Describe methods to track your money, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
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Assessment Guide

Exam 150
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Exam 750
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Exam 1050
Exam 1150
Final Exam275
Total Points:825
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