Take Control of Your Finances With Online Library Courses

As we are dealing with these unprecedented and trying times, many people are being faced with great financial uncertainty. As an addition to our guide for consumers struggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic series, today we will take a look at what economic and finance courses we offer through The Great Courses on Kanopy to assist those people who are currently struggling financially during this trying time.

The Great Courses Library Collection is an excellent resource and an essential tool for lifelong learning and personal enrichment. It consists of hundreds of courses with a plethora of in-depth video lectures on a wide range of subjects. Through our library, there is an unlimited amount of access to The Great Courses Library Collection!

To accessThe Great Courses on Kanopy, you first need to login by entering your library card number and your PIN number. Then you need to create an account. You can sign up through Google or connect through Facebook, but you also have the option of creating an account directly through Kanopy. You just need to complete the signup form by providing your first name, last name, email address and a password. Once completed, you can click on the orange Sign Up tab. To complete the process, Kanopy will send you an email to the email address you provided and ask you to verify your email address. Once your email address has been verified, you’ll be ready to begin. Just type one of the following courses listed below in the search box and it will take you directly to your desired course.

Here are some courses to help with learning how to manage money, understand investments and deal with economics and finance in a time of uncertainty available through Kanopy:

Money Management Skills

This course discusses the basic principles of money management. It examines how to build a financial plan to achieve one’s goals.

The Art of Investing: Lessons from History’s Greatest Traders

This course helps in revealing some of the secrets that have long guided some of most successful financial investors in history.

An Economic History of the World Since 1400

This course examines the ways in which money has helped to shape global politics, innovation, and discovery.

The Economics of Uncertainty

This course examines how to cope with economic uncertainty and risk by a master economist.

Understanding Investments

This course looks to empower an individual to take control of his or her financial destiny.  With an easy-to-understand guide and thorough look at the basics of investing, it is taught by an Economics Professor.


Depending on the device you are using, there are instructional links for iOS, Android, and/or Amazon Fire that help in providing the detailed steps needed in order to access The Great Courses Library Collection. It covers specific mobile devices, desktop computers as well as how to register for a Kanopy account located here. For any additional questions, you can type in a question in the search box on Kanopy’s Support Page.