The Five-Course Specialization Will Help Further SoFi’s Mission of Helping Members Achieve Financial Independence

SAN FRANCISCO–( BUSINESS WIRE )–SoFi announced 500$ loan today today the launch of “The Fundamentals of Personal Finance” Specialization in partnership with Coursera, one of the world’s leading online learning platforms. The program, comprising five courses created by SoFi and their team of in-house financial planners, will provide members with the basic fundamentals of personal finance, including an introduction to personal finances, saving for the future, managing debt, fundamentals of investing, and the basics of risk management.

A mere half of Americans grasp personal finance concepts like managing debt, risk management, and saving for retirement

Over the last five years, financial literacy has improved by only 3% amongst Americans. 1 “The Fundamentals of Personal Finance” will incorporate SoFi’s house view of financial planning coupled with tips from credentialed financial professionals to break down barriers and help consumers understand everything from credit scores, cash flow, budgeting, investing, debt across all categories, and different insurance offerings.

“The basics of personal finance are often missing from school curriculums nationwide but are fundamental in order to create a strong financial foundation,” says Anthony Noto, CEO of SoFi. Read more