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Week 8: Insurance


The rationale of insurance – household risk management. When to buy cover and when to self-insure? Apply the financial planning model to insurance decisions.

Martin introduces the final week of the course. The focus here is insurance – both compulsory and optional. How do you decide whether the optional types are worth paying for? In this week you revisit behavioural factors that influence financial decision making, and you tackle the end-of-course test.

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This course is presented with the kind support of True Potential LLP.

The True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance (True Potential PUFin) is a pioneering Centre of Excellence for research in the development of personal financial capabilities. The establishment and activities of True Potential PUFin have been made possible thanks to the generous support of True Potential LLP, which has committed to a five-year programme of financial support for the Centre totalling £1.4 million.