Financial Education for Adults

Course summary

Ever feel like you’re stumbling in the dark when it comes to your finances? Do you get stressed and struggle to make financial decisions?   Do you wish you had a better understanding of the basics?  You’re not alone.  Studies show that 1 in 4 Australians lack the knowledge and skills to make a financial decision.  The truth is most of us never received the education we needed in high school to navigate the complexities of money.

In this course, we’ll demystify investing for beginners, equipping you with the fundamental tools to make confident financial decisions. No jargon, just plain language that anyone can understand. Whether you’re looking to master your money, plan for your future, or simply get a grasp of the basics, this course will help fill the gaps.

Ready to take the reins of your financial future? Seize this opportunity to invest in yourself.
Say goodbye to confusion and hello to financial confidence!


What you will learn

  • money fundamentals – understand your relationship with money and how it affects your decisions
  • how behaviour is more important than knowledge when it comes to your finances
  • what do people mean by a return?
  • tax basics – the differences between income tax and capital gains tax and how they affect your investments
  • inflation and why it is important
  • how to harness the power of compound interest and make it work for you
  • how do loans work and simple ways to save interest on your loans
  • what asset classes can you invent in and what you should know about investors
  • superannuation – the three things you should know
  • Exchange Traded Fund basics and why they are perfect for new investors
  • some proven tips and tricks for saving and investing success

What you need to bring

  • pen and paper if you want to take notes
  • any questions you would like to ask

About the tutor

Andrew Bonnici. The ETF Guy.

Andrew is a licensed financial adviser with over 23 years of experience.  He is the owner and operator of Endgame Advice, a local business that specialises in investment, superannuation, and insurance advice.

Course cost

COST: $55.00

Class availability: 10 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Tuesday 21 May
6.30pm – 8.00pm (1 session)

Book this course

To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.

Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to go ahead. For this reason, we encourage students to book at least 5 days prior to the course/workshop. In the unlikely event that we don't get enough enrolments, we may need to postpone to a later date or cancel the course/workshop. You will be advised via email or text prior to the class commencing.


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How to book short courses and workshops


Follow the prompts to choose a course, enter your details, complete payment and finalise your enrolment.

By phone

Call 9687 1560 during office hours and have your credit card details ready. We accept MasterCard and Visa.

In person

Come to YCC at 59 Francis Street, Yarraville during office hours to enquire or enrol and pay in person.