Personal Finance                     


              Personal Finance               



    COURSE TITLE:                Personal Finance 

    PREREQUISITE:                None


    Students learn how to navigate the financial decisions they must face and to make informed decisions related to career exploration, budgeting, banking, credit, insurance, spending, taxes, saving, investing, buying/leasing a vehicle, living independently, and inheritance. Development of financial literacy skills and an understanding of economic principles will provide the basis for responsible citizenship and career success.

    MAIN TOPICS:             

    •  ·        Demonstrate Workplace Readiness Skills.                                             
    • ·         Examine all aspects of an industry.
    • ·         Address elements of student life.
    • ·         Develop consumer skills.
    • ·         Demonstrate knowledge of planning for living and leisure expenses.
    • ·         Demonstrate knowledge of banking transactions.  
    • ·         Demonstrate knowledge of credit and loan functions.
    • ·         Demonstrate knowledge of the role of insurance in risk management.
    • ·         Demonstrate knowledge of income earning and reporting.
    • ·         Demonstrate knowledge of taxes.
    • ·         Demonstrate knowledge of personal financial planning.
    • ·         Demonstrate knowledge of investment and saving planning.
    • ·         Address the financial aspects of a business enterprise.
    • ·         Demonstrate skills in managing financial activities for a business enterprise.
    • ·         Explore Management functions.
    • ·         Develop career exploration and employability skills


     CREDIT INFO:   This course is a .5 credit course towards the Economics and Personal Finance graduation requirement.

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    Personal Finance 
     Ms. Cooley 
    1st Quarter 2018-2019
    Please see the BWHS Personal Finance Vision site for notes and assignments at:

    Assignment resources can be found in VISION; each student has their own login for the VISION course. Please email me if you have any trouble accessing information for this class. 

    Everfi Modules are completed at:

    Students have their own login for the Everfi modules.

Last Modified on January 26, 2019