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- Available Lessons: 105
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Study personal finance, banking, taxes, investing and other financial concepts by reviewing this entertaining course. The lessons simplify the process of understanding topics covered in DSST Personal Finance. Whether you're interested in learning about checking and savings accounts, economics, consumer credit, personal insurance or estate planning, this course has you covered! Short quizzes, chapter exams and a comprehensive course exam are available to assess your understanding of these personal finance topics.
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- Personal financial planning introduction
- Checking and savings accounts for personal use
- Basics of personal credit and loans
- How to plan for major purchases
- Why personal insurance is important
- Types and risks of interest rates
- Personal taxes and investing
- Estate planning and saving for retirement
- Skills needed to manage money
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