Online Personal Finance

StraighterLine’s online Personal Finance course can be completed within 4-6 weeks but many are able to finish it in less than 30 days. Our Personal Finance class is an affordable way to fulfill one of your general education requirements and receive the personal finance help you need. This online class provides a thorough instruction in personal finance so you have the skills you need to understand, organize, plan and manage your finances.

After completing this finance course successfully, students will be able to develop practical methods for organizing financial information, interpret personal financial positions and cash flow, set achievable financial goals, and implement actionable plans and risk management techniques to meet those goals. Students will also explore consumer credit, taxes and the IRS, housing options, strategies for making major purchases, money management, insurance, and investing.

For students who need extra help, online tutoring is included at no additional cost.

The StraighterLine Advantage

plus  StraighterLine
  • Sign up and get started in minutes
  • eTextbooks now included for FREE!
  • Work at your own pace
  • Take your exam when you’re ready
  • Finish in less than 30 days*
  • No-fee transcripts and easy credit transfer
minus  Colleges & Universities
  • Lengthy application and delay to start
  • Conform to their schedule
  • No flexibility in exam schedule
  • Finish in 9 to 12 weeks
  • Complicated transcript process
FREE eTextBook

Buy the course and get a copy of 'Focus on Personal Finance' at no additional cost

Enrolling in StraighterLine courses is now even more affordable, more convenient and faster with eTextbooks included at no additional cost. More information on StraighterLine eTextbooks

  1. etextbook included


    Personal Finance from McGraw-Hill


    • FIN101 eTextbook (a $75 value)
    • Proctoring
    • Tutoring


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* A 3-credit StraighterLine course is estimated to require approximately 75 hours of study time. Dedicating 17-20 hours per week should allow a student to finish within a single month subscription. That estimate is not guaranteed, and individual experience may differ.