Making Good Financial Choices

Your path to Financial Freedom



7 lessons
1 hour each


Self-paced with Spreadsheets and Worksheets


Quizzes and Buddy Review

Device Requirements


On Completion

NCFE-endorsed Certificate

About this course

David Jaffa, Entrepreneur and investor

As you become become responsible for your own finances, the choices you make will make a massive difference to how your life turns out. 

Today’s young generation needs to be better at managing change and risk than older generations ever did, and have the opportunity to create a richer, better society for everyone. 

You will learn about...

  • How building assets can benefit society
  • A two-step Financial Freedom Blueprint
  • Income that doesn't depend on working
  • Compounding - a secret of the rich 
  • Spreadsheet models for common financial scenarios e.g. budgeting and tax. 
  • How businesses make a profit 
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The programme has been reviewed by a Subject Specialist and endorsed by NCFE.


You will be work on spreadsheet models for common financial scenarios (using a PC). 
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The course has seven lessons of one hour each. Many lessons involve working on spreadsheets. You will give and receive feedback from buddies. 


  • Assets
  • Financial Freedom
  • Compounding
  • Tax
  • Budgeting
  • Rent or Buy
  • Making a Profit

Course contents

created by

David Jaffa

Before National Talent Academy, David founded SAM Learning, an online learning tool used in hundreds of English secondary schools and Penda Learning, an online Science and Math tool for US schools that was sold in 2019. David has been a business owner since 1993 and a passive investor since 2005. David received the 2021 BETT Outstanding Achievement Award for his lifetime achievements in EdTech.