Money Essentials

Get Financial Skills for Life

Many adults today wish that they had learned more about how to manage their finances during their teens, before they had adult responsibilities and adult consequences for bad decisions! It is much easier to learn financial lessons and develop good money management skills when you are younger, when the risks are not so high.

In many cases, even university graduates start their working careers lacking good financial skills as this wasn’t part of their studies!

Avoid costly mistakes

money essentialsInstead of learning the hard way, through trial and error, this course helps teens and adults to avoid making costly mistakes by equipping them with Money Essentials.

Suitable for anyone from age 13 and upwards, Money Essentials will give you tips, advice and practical activities to help you develop the skills you need to be financially savvy.

Money should not be a taboo subject. Managing finances well is an essential life skill that is needed to navigate life well.

This course will equip you with skills you need to be in control of your money.

Click below for short 3 minute video overview of the course:

There are 4 units in this course:


Setting up and planning a budget is vital for money management. In this unit, you will create your own personal budget and learn how to stick to it, despite temptations to spend.

Learn from scenarios that others have faced and discover how to handle budget challenges.


Debt can be disastrous but using carefully planned loans can help you make important purchases to achieve your goals. This unit focuses on topics such as car loans, home loans, interest rates, hidden fees and how to avoid scams that harm your credit rating. You will learn to avoid debt traps and become a wise manager of your money.


“A goal without a plan is just a wish.”

It is essential to set realistic financial goals to help you achieve your dreams in life.
How does one do this with limited financial resources? How do you create goals during hard times?
This unit will help you set both short-term and long-term goals so that you can use your budget to stay in control of your finances.


Credit cards are essential tools for online transactions and doing business in the 21st century, but they can lead to financial ruin if not used wisely. This unit will teach you about different types of credit, how to use credit carefully and to avoid credit card fraud and scams.


Not only does the course cover the above four topics, but through it all, it helps you develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills which are vital for good money management and for life. It equips you to know your options and the pros and cons of your choices.

If you don’t know your options, you don’t have any!

Students who complete the Money Essentials course will receive a certificate to add to their résumé.

Sign up today and get started learning Money Essentials.

Everything for the Money Essentials course is provided online – video tutorials and practical activities including financial calculations to help you develop your financial skills.

Its quick and easy to get started, just three steps:

  1. Pay by EFT, credit card or PayPal (see below)
  2. Email us your name and contact number
  3. Log in and start your online Money Essentials course.

For R800 you get access to the material.

Payment may be made via EFT – the details are below.

Pay R800 via EFT to the following bank account:

Bank details to enrol:

First National Bank, Hermanus
FNB Current Account
Acc no: 62335032059
Branch: 250655
Reference: Student’s name & surname &MoneyE

Email the student’s name and confirmation of payment to


Credit Card Payment

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Pay USD $65.00 via PayPal

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Once we receive your email and payment confirmation, we will activate your Money Essentials account on the online system and email you your login and password to access the online classes.