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Beginning Personal Finance

Beginning Personal Finance

Grade:  12          10 Credits/Year-long course

Recommended:  Completion of Algebra 1

This one-year course is designed for students who have completed Algebra 1 or Algebra 1A/1B and still need 10 credits in mathematics to graduate.  Using skills developed in Algebra, students learn how to apply spreadsheets to everyday financial decision-making.  The course standards include the study of earning money, buying food, shopping for clothes, buying and financing a car, buying and financing a house, banking and investing, federal and state income taxes and preparing for careers.