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FINANCIAL LITERACY-Lesson Topics

Financial Literacy ½ Credit Course—Ms. Rainwater
Course Description:
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to manage one’s financial resources effectively for lifetime financial security. Topics include economics, money in the economy, budgeting, credit, consumer rights, investments and retirement planning. Leadership development will be provided through FBLA.

 
 
 
 
Grading Weight for Financial Literacy
Test= 50%
Daily Work=50%
  
 
 

 
LESSON TOPICS--Financial Literacy
  • Exploring Values, Needs & Wants
  • Let Me Tell You What Economics is About
  • Scarcity & Choice/Economic Fundamentals
  • Should I Use Cash or Credit?
  • Comparing Economic Systems
  • Economic Transitions
  • Types of Economies
  • Economic Decision Making
  • Business Organizations and Economic Institutions
  • What Causes Inflation
  • Was Babe Ruth Underpaid?
  • Personal Finance
  • The Places You Will Go...
  • What does Your Future Hold?
  • Career & Decision Making
  • Pursuit of Happiness
  • Resumes
  • Gross Pay
  • Net Pay
  • Checking Accounts
  • Budgeting
  • Saving
  • Time Value of Money
  • Retirement Planning and Investments
  • Insurance
  • Comprehensive Review
  • End of Course Exam