Introduction to the Course


The purpose of this advanced presentation on personal finance is to provide the information necessary for you to create an educated retirement plan. Retirement goals should be an important part of everyone's financial plan. This lesson covers six chapters relating to various aspects of retirement planning. We hope that the skills learned in this course, when properly implemented, will provide a means by which you will enjoy financial security and stability for many years to come.

Please allocate between 45 minutes to an hour for each chapter reading, and an hour to watch the video. For those not doing the entire lesson in order, we recommend you first complete chapters 1 and 2, and then the remaining chapters in any order.


Lesson Manual

Click here for the free online manual for these lessons (PDF).



These videos were recorded during the Fall 2013 semester of the Finance 418 Financial Planning class at Brigham Young University. 

The video for each section can be found in its respective chapter.