Welcome to Personal Finance 2013-2014 Semester 1

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Course Information


Course: Personal Finance
Teacher: Jennifer Massey
School: Pittsfield Middle High School
Time: 7:57-8:52 
Location: Room 213


Course Description:
Learning the importance of personal finance helps students understand that control of one's personal and family finance matters adds to their self confidence and helps them in their preparedness and planning for the different stages in their life: college and/or career, family planning, retirement, loss of one's job, hospitalization or any one of the many situations encountered in adult life.

Course Topics: 
  • Financial Responsibility
  • Money Management
  • Relationship between income and careers
  • Credit and debt issues
  • Investing and saving options to help meet personal and family goals
  • Risk management methods