Less than half of high school seniors qualify as financially literate, and more than 7 million borrowers are in default on student loans for college. Students are facing tremendous financial challenges without the basic knowledge needed to thrive in today's economy.

Foundations in Personal Finance: High School Edition will change the financial future of your students and set them on a path to win with money, allowing you to change the way your students look at money forever. They will be empowered, equipped, and entertained while building confidence in their own financial decision-making.

Earns one semester of Financial Literacy or Elective high school credit.


Required Materials: 

Each student will need to purchase a copy of Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guid to Money by Dave Ramsey. It is available for purchase online through the following link: 

https://www.daveramsey.com/store/books/dave-s-bestsellers/cBOOKS-cDaveBooks-p1.html


Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: Introduction to Personal Finance

    • Financial Literacy Course Syllabus

    • Course Credit

    • Video 1-Intro

    • 1Activity_Parent_Interview_Budgeting

    • Pre-Assessment

    • Reading Assignment 1

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Saving

    • Video 2- Saving

    • 2Activity_Savings_by_Nation

    • Reading Assignment 2

    • Chapter 2 Quiz

  • 3

    Chapter 3: Budgeting

    • Video 3- Budgeting

    • 3Activity_Live_From_Financial_Peace_Plaza

    • Activity_The_Student_Budget

    • Reading Assignment 3

    • Chapter 3 Quiz

  • 4

    Chapter 4: Debt

    • Video 4- Debt

    • 4Ch_4_Case_Studies

    • Reading Assignment 4

    • Chapter 4 Quiz

  • 5

    Chapter 5: Life After High School

    • Video 5- Life after High School

    • 5Activity_Cost_Of_Living_Calculator

    • Reading Assignment 5

    • Chapter 5 Quiz

  • 6

    Chapter 6: Consumer Awareness

    • Video 6- Consumer Awareness

    • 6Activity_The_Impact_Of_Daily_Decisions

    • Reading Assignment 6

    • Chapter 6 Quiz

  • 7

    Chapter 7: Bargain Shopping

    • Video 7- Bargain Shopping

    • 7Activity_Food_For_Thought

    • Reading Assignment 7

    • Chapter 7 Quiz

  • 8

    Chapter 8: Investing and Retirement

    • Video 8- Investing and Retirement

    • 8Activity_Investments_Compared

    • Reading Assignment 8

    • Chapter 8 Quiz

  • 9

    Chapter 9: Insurance

    • Video 9- Insurance

    • 9Activity_Which_Insurance_Policies_Are_Needed

    • Reading Assignment 9

    • Chapter 9 Quiz

  • 10

    Chapter 10: Money and Relationships

    • Video 10- Money and Relationships

    • 10Activity_Roommates_And_Money

    • Reading Assignment 10

    • Chapter 10 Quiz

  • 11

    Chapter 11: Careers and Taxes

    • Video 11- Careers and Taxes

    • 11Activity_Filing_Your_Taxes

    • Reading Assignment 11

    • Chapter 11 Quiz

  • 12

    Chapter 12: Giving

    • Video 12- Giving

    • 12Activity_Research_Charitable_Organizations

    • Chapter 12 Quiz

    • Reading Assignment 12

    • Final Exam

    • Course Credit

About the instructor

Instructor

Brother Dalton

Learn the keys to financial stability in every stage of life!

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