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High School Personal Finance and Money Management

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Description

Learn one of life’s most important lessons – making sound financial decisions! In this course, you will practice money management skills using real-life scenarios. This course teaches the skills and knowledge you need to become a wise consumer, saver, investor, user of credit, and planner. Topics include financial attitudes and behaviors, income and taxes, budgeting, buying goods and services, financial accounts, credit and loans, financial investing, and insuring and planning. Build your financial literacy skills to excel in today’s global workforce and society. And if you are still asking yourself, when will I ever use this information? The answer is every day for the rest of your adult life.Access the site links below to view the course descriptions from the Florida Course Code directory.  Regular course description: https://www.cpalms.org/PreviewCourse/Preview/22612Honors course description: https://www.cpalms.org/PreviewCourse/Preview/22613

Module 01 – Attitudes, Education, and Income

 

·      Financial Attitudes and Behaviors

·      The Endowment Effect Honors

·      Education and Training

·      Earning an Income

·      Paying Taxes

·      Creating a Budget

 

Module 02 – Spending and Saving

 

·      Be a Smart Consumer

·      Binding Contracts

·      Financial Accounts

·      Interest Rates and Inflation

·      Future Value and Benefits Honors

 

Module 03 – Credit and Loans

 

·      Credit Cards

·      Applying for Loans

·      Scholarships, Grants, and Student Loans

·      Credit Reports and Scores

·      Managing Debt

 

Module 04 – Investing, Insuring, and Planning

 

·      Growing Your Money

·      Taking Risks

·      Insurance

·      Supplemental Insurance Honors

·      Identity Theft

·      Planning for Your Future