Module information

CFG1003 Financial Wellbeing-Introduction at the National University of Singapore (NUS) is a module that teaches us how to manage our finances.

Please note that this module is 0MCs and CS/CU Graded.

To pass, you will have to achieve 100% in the online course.


This module is own time own target. It is available as an online course. If you rush through the module, it will take approximately 2 hours.

Module breakdown

Online course using PayMoolah 100%


There are no prerequisites for this module.

Module details

The objectives are:

  1. Understand the fundamentals of managing your money including first things first principles around money decision-making.
  2. Explore topics such as the five pillars of money, automation, good and bad debt and explore the pathways to savings and investing.
  3. Know how to develop a plan for a flourishing life with core financial management practices, while managing the stresses of money in one’s daily life.

Online course

The online course is similar to ones which you might see in Coursera or Udemy. We can learn at our own pace and our own time.


Workload 0/10

There is only one online course to complete. The workload is very very light.

Organization 7/10

This module is well organized.

Enjoyment 6/10

The module was engaging but not as engaging as it can be if it was held in person.

Usefulness 8/10

The content was very useful and provides many tips on how to save money by creating a budget.

They even provide a template for us to fill in.

Overall 7/10

Overall I found this module useful and great for anyone who wants to take it.

I will recommend this module to those who want to learn more about budgeting as well as those interested in Financial Wellbeing - Art and Science of Investing (CFG1004) as it is a prerequisite for that module.

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