Personal Finance is a course designed to help students understand the impact of individual choices on occupational goals and future earnings potential. Real-world topics covered will include income, money management, spending, and credit, as well as saving and investing. Students will design personal and household budgets; simulate the use of checking and saving accounts; demonstrate knowledge of finance, debt, and credit management; and evaluate and understand insurance and taxes. This course will provide a foundation of understanding for making informed personal financial decisions.
Students should have basic high school math skills.
Specific Technical/Software Requirements in Addition to General Requirements:
Please review the general original credit software requirements at http://mtda.link/techreq
This specific course requires the following:
Audio capability is helpful and recommended.
Students must be able to access http://www.moneyskill.org/ Money Skill is an online reality-based personal financial course.
Course Availability (subject to resource and teacher availability):
Rebecca Bates, Columbia Falls High School, firstname.lastname@example.org