Personal Finance equips students with the fundamentals of basic financial planning and money management essential in today’s fast moving economy. This course is designed to give students the advantage of understanding financial planning concepts and investment principles as they enter the financial world as young adults. Students will consider their own financial plan and budget, explore saving and investing strategies, be introduced to the intricacies of credit and managing debt, and identify ways to manage risk, including the wise use of insurance. In addition to individual finances, this course provides an understanding of basic accounting and finance concepts useful in both personal affairs and in business.
Assignments and certain course materials will be available in Google Classroom, for which students will receive an enrollment code. Quizzes and exams will generally be administered in Schoology.