Product Details

Course Length:

One semester

Course Description:

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.

Prerequisites:

Students should have basic high school math skills.

Comprehensive Syllabus:  

http://mtda.link/personalfinance

Required Materials:

https://platform.everfi.net/registration/login  EverFi offers students of all ages a digital learning platform that delivers the critical skills that life demands.

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:

Students must be able to access https://platform.everfi.net/registration/login EverFi offers students of all ages a digital learning platform that delivers the critical skills that life demands.

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):

Fall: available
Spring: available
Summer: available

Lead Teacher:

Rebecca Bates, Columbia Falls High School, rebecca.bates@montanadigitalacademy.org

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