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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Aug 2018

  • Why we no longer need melted-down bracelets to make bullets (or build roads)

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 08 Aug 2018
    While austerity isn’t over, governments have stopped trying to scare us about the scale of their debts – thanks to a big change in the way economies make...
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    Understand how interest works on your savings account

    Want to know more about how interest earnings build up (or 'compound') on a savings account? This short video uses an...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Jan 2018

  • Understand how interest works on your savings account

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Jan 2018
    Want to know more about how interest earnings build up (or 'compound') on a savings account? This short video uses an example to show how it all works.
  • How have family budgets changed in sixty years?

    By Joanna Bulman

    The government has been gathering data about household outgoings for six decades. It tracks social and structural...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Jan 2018

  • How have family budgets changed in sixty years?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Jan 2018
    The government has been gathering data about household outgoings for six decades. It tracks social and structural changes  over those times, says the...
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    Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst?

    By Brian Lucey, Larisa Yarovaya

    One view of the rising cryptocurrency Bitcoin: The numbers suggest it is over-valued and due a correction.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jan 2018

  • Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2018
    One view of the rising cryptocurrency Bitcoin: The numbers suggest it is over-valued and due a correction.
  • Mortgage vs rent

    By Ray Wright, Max Flint

    The true cost of home ownership when compared with renting is revealed in this interview with Ray Wright.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jan 2018

  • Mortgage vs rent

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jan 2018
    The true cost of home ownership when compared with renting is revealed in this interview with Ray Wright.
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    My career goal: Nail technician

    Have you ever thought that your eye for crafting fine-looking nails could become your career? Here's some advice on...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    21 Dec 2017

  • My career goal: Nail technician

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Dec 2017
    Have you ever thought that your eye for crafting fine-looking nails could become your career? Here's some advice on turning your passion into a job - or...
  • Autumn Budget 2017: First reactions

    By Dr Peter Bloom

    Academics from around the UK, including the OU's Peter Bloom, respond to the first budget of the current...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Nov 2017

  • Autumn Budget 2017: First reactions

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Nov 2017
    Academics from around the UK, including the OU's Peter Bloom, respond to the first budget of the current government.
  • Banks as utilities and the future of payments

    By Edward George, Helena Vieira

    In a wide-ranging discussion, Ecobank's Edward George shares his personal views about the future of banks, and...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Nov 2017

  • Banks as utilities and the future of payments

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Nov 2017
    In a wide-ranging discussion, Ecobank's Edward George shares his personal views about the future of banks, and digital strategy across African markets.
  • You and your money and Brexit

    By Jonquil Lowe

    How personal financial planning is influenced by, and impacts on, the external environment of social, economic and...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Sep 2017

  • You and your money and Brexit

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Sep 2017
    How personal financial planning is influenced by, and impacts on, the external environment of social, economic and political factors, such as UK price...
  • Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Aug 2017

  • Should I use a skills-based CV to smooth the gaps in my employment history?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Aug 2017
    If you've had breaks in your career, a skills-based CV might help present your abilities in the best light.

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    Managing my money for young adults

    This free course, Managing my money for young adults, will help you start to think about managing your finances. You will learn how to budget...

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    24 Apr 2018

  • Managing my money for young adults

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 24 Apr 2018
    This free course, Managing my money for young adults, will help you start to think...
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    You and your money

    An important aspect of personal finance is the way in which individuals and households manage their debt, how much it costs and the different types...

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    07 Dec 2017

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    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 07 Dec 2017
    An important aspect of personal finance is the way in which individuals and...