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Career & Financial Management – Independent Study

Personal Financial Literacy is designed to teach students to manage their finances.  The knowledge and skills students learn as they study the textbook will help them make good financial decisions now and in the future.  Part 1 includes Understanding Income, Part 2 teaches students how to Manage Money, Part 3 focuses on Spending and Credit and Part 4 includes Savings and Investing

PART 1 OUTCOMES

·        Explain how the job market and career choices affect the money a person may earn over a lifetime.

·        Describe how the economy can affect income, career choices, and decisions.

·        List sources of income and the types of taxes and deductions that reduce money available for spending.

·        Discuss the value of workplace benefits as income incentives.

·        Define inflation and explain how it affects prices.

·        Explain how buying decisions are affected by internal and external sources.

·        Chapter 1

·        Page 25   -Activity 1, Activity 2,  Activity 3

·        Activity Sheets for Chapter 1  All work Due by September 29

            Exercise 1-3, 1-5, 1-6, 1-7

·        Chapter 2

·        Page 57  Activity 1, Activity 2, Activity 3, activity 6, Activity 7

·              Exercise 2-3, 2-4, 2-5  

·              All work Due by November 3, 2008

·        Chapter 3

Page 85  Activity 1, 2, 3,4

      Exercise 3-2, 3-3, 3-5,3-6

All work Due by December 1, 2008

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