Demystifying Finances

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Are money matters making you feel a bit overwhelmed? Do financial terms seem like a foreign language, and the idea of trusting advisors makes you uneasy? If you can relate, then this course is your friendly guide to gaining financial confidence!

This workshop explores the often-overlooked link between our emotions and our personal finances. Through engaging lectures, hands-on exercises, and real-world examples, you’ll gain practical insights into how your emotions impact your financial behaviour and learn strategies for making better financial decisions.

Whether you are just starting your financial journey or looking to take your finances to the next level, this course will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to succeed.

This course is designed for a wide range of participants, including parents, school leavers, students, and employees looking to gain valuable insights into managing their finances. It’s also a fantastic opportunity for families to embark on this financial adventure together, fostering open conversations about money and building solid financial habits for the whole family. Whether you’re just starting out or already on your career path, this course is your ticket to demystifying finances and making smarter money moves.

Here’s a sneak peek into what we’ll cover:

Compounded Interest:
Ever wondered how interest works? We’ll break down the concept of compounded interest and show you how it can either be your buddy or your foe.

Emotionally Motivated Decisions:
Let’s talk about feelings! Learn how your emotions can impact your money decisions and what that means for your financial future.

Find out how inflation plays a role in what your money can buy and how it affects your long-term goals.

Assets and Liabilities:
What’s the deal with assets and liabilities? We’ll help you figure out what’s helping your wallet and what’s not.

Budgets don’t have to be boring. Get hands-on with creating a budget that fits your lifestyle and goals.

Good Financial Decisions:
Discover the habits that lead to smart money moves, setting you up for financial success.

Life Stages of Finance:
From adulting to retirement – we’ll cover the money matters you should know at different life stages.

Financial Truths About South Africa Today:
Get the lowdown on what’s happening in South Africa and how it might impact your wallet.

And much more!

Course information

Duration: 1 day


Francois Nel
Francois’s career spanning 30 years includes positions held in listed and unlisted companies, government departments, statutory organisations, as well as corporations both locally and internationally. Francois has worked in finance, accounting, financial and general management while also founding new entrepreneurial ventures in the outdoor and adventure industry. He is currently dedicated to unlocking the socio-economic benefits of the outdoor recreation industry by promoting entrepreneurship in Southern Africa.

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Accreditation received:

Adventure Institute Certificate


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