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McGill personal finance essential is open for registration

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Its open to register now

https://mcgillpersonalfinance.com/
If you're ready to take charge of your personal finances, then you're in the right place. From budgeting to borrowing, real estate and beyond, invest a few hours in this free, online course1 and you'll gain the knowledge and confidence to make a lifetime of smart financial decisions. Taught by professors from McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, the course is open to everyone.

Finish all course modules to receive a McGill Personal Finance Essentials attestation of completion.
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If you registered for a previous session but did not finish, you need to pretend to create A new account (with same email).

They will ask for old password and you will need to choose a new one.

If you try to login with existing account, it won’t work and won’t tell you that is the problem.
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Jan 26, 2007
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Thanks for sharing this, OP. Everyone should take a course on personal finance whether it be this one or another (albeit this one is free so can't beat the price) ... I'll be asking my kids to enroll during this period of downtime. No offense to school systems, but it's lacking in this type of course which will benefit them for a lifetime more than some other dubious courses.
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Thanks OP, needed something to do in my unemployed life atm besides applying to jobs!
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Nov 23, 2015
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Thank you OP. Definitely worth it. As a Desautels alumnus, shout out to all these wonderful profs (was super lucky to have class with every single one of them) , AND the MVP Desmond!
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If you're also interested in understanding the bigger picture of money, credit, and debt, then this 30 minute video will bring things into perspective:



For me it helps to know what I'm doing in the greater scheme of things.
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loserga wrote: If you're also interested in understanding the bigger picture of money, credit, and debt, then this 30 minute video will bring things into perspective:



For me it helps to know what I'm doing in the greater scheme of things.
Best video
THE HARDEST THING ABOUT SALES,IS KNOWING WHERE NOT TO WASTE TIME
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Thanks. Hopefully I don't zone out like I do with most online courses...
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Anyone know approx. how long this takes to complete?
What's in your wallet?
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Fredericton
Spawk1028 wrote: Anyone know approx. how long this takes to complete?
Took me 2-3 hours to complete. Took my time with a few breaks, etc.
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No relation to Hamlin Hamlin & Mcgill
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ssmh131 wrote: Took me 2-3 hours to complete. Took my time with a few breaks, etc.
For all 6 modules?
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If you registered for a previous session but did not finish, you need to pretend to create A new account (with same email).

They will ask for old password and you will need to choose a new one.

If you try to login with existing account, it won’t work and won’t tell you that is the problem.

(Source: me, today, having trouble to start over the course)
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Fredericton
Spawk1028 wrote: For all 6 modules?
All 8 modules ...yes. Once complete you can automatically download your certificate
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ssmh131 wrote: All 8 modules ...yes. Once complete you can automatically download your certificate
Thanks. Appreciate the info
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Spawk1028 wrote: Thanks. Appreciate the info
Each full module has 2 to 4 submodules that I would estimate at approx 10 minutes each (sub modules). Each full module will also be followed by a test of 10 questions. You have to make a minimum of 80% on each test to pass. You recive your certificate once all tests are complete.
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I am not sure what is there to learn about personal finance..

1- put all money into savings and move them when promo is over, Tangerine, EQ, Simplii, etc..
2- get a high rewards CC cash back, 2% RWE, or 1.5% BMO when rogers get nerfed
3- depending on ur income taxes, if you live in QC and > 80000k, invest the rest and max oup RRSP.
4- Live in your parent's house until you pay your entire debt or longer
5- Stop going out and spending money away for non essential stuffs
6- Ask your gf to split the resto bill or find a new one who is willing to
7- Cancel all your subscriptions unless for cellphones, which you need to make sure you have a retention deal
8- Build a gym at home, no reason why you need to workout in a gym
9- spend time on RFD
10- become familiar with torrents
"Every marathon you run, your heart scars and you will die faster. If you think running a marathon is fitness, then you know NOTHING ABOUT HEALTH & FITNESS."
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Thanks OP! This certificate will greatly enhance my elementary school diploma on my resume!
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