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Take Control of Your Financial Life

with Erin Lowry/Broke Millennial

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About The Class

Identify Your Psychological Blocks and Commit to Knocking Them Down

The ways we feel and think about money have a huge impact on our financial well-being. Some of us are “you-only-live-once” spenders, unconcerned about the future. Some of us are overly optimistic, assuming we’ll make and save enough at some point in the future. Others are single-minded savers, unwilling to spend a dime on any of things that might add joy and happiness to our lives.

According to Erin Lowry, the first step to taking control of your money is to get a handle on what your relationship to money is and where it came from. That means delving into your past and looking at how your parents dealt with their finances. Once you do that, you’ll be able to figure out where your roadblocks to financial success are and how best to clear them.

In this class, you’ll learn how to:

  • Identify your relationship with money and how to change it.
  • Look at how past experiences shaped your views on money.
  • Get a grasp on your cash flow and the need to stay within a budget.
  • Build a good credit history without going into debt.
  • Create financial goals for the short, medium and long terms.


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    12:39
  2. 02

    Taking Control of Your Money

    08:22
  3. 03

    Identifying Your Emotional Relationship With Money

    21:37
  4. 04

    Finance Basics

    09:15
  5. 05

    Creating Financial Goals

    14:32
  6. 06

    What’s the Difference Between Your Credit Score and Report

    09:43
  7. 07

    What is on Your Credit Report?

    27:25
  8. 08

    Quick Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

    11:52
  9. 09

    Debunking Credit Myths

    15:41

Meet Your Expert

Erin Lowry/Broke Millennial

Erin Lowry is the author of Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together and Broke Millennial Takes On Investing: A Beginner’s Guide to Leveling-Up Your Money.

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  • pdf Identifying Your Financial Roadblocks
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    user-a8bbb8

    December 2018

    Erin really helps breakdown how to create SMART realistic goals and provides some amazing handouts to help you know what you don’t know! I wasn’t even sure what financial health looked like beyond paying down debt or buying a house or car.

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    Creativelive Student

    May 2019

    Very good material, coverage and presenter. Too bad they are all planted "that is a very good" questions.

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