What it’s about
The 21st Century Student’s Guide to Financial Literacy – Getting Personal 18 fun and highly relevant chapters centered around three thematic units:
- Earning an Income
- Building Wealth
- Protecting and Preserving Wealth
What students will learn
Chapter topics include understanding the differences between wealth and income, employment and income, employee benefits, taxes and withholding, education’s link to income and wealth, banking, saving, household budgeting, consumer credit and credit cards, 401K retirement plans, IRAs, homeownership, renting, investing, health insurance, auto insurance, and much more. Students master over 300 key personal finance terms and concepts. Each chapter includes optional activities related to a political or economic issue highly relevant to students’ futures such as identity theft, Social Security controversy, gender pay gap, the free college controversy, and more. There’s even fun financial trivia! This is possibly the most valuable course your students will ever take.
Student workbooks include easy to read text, practice activity worksheets, and assessments. Students link to vocabulary e-flashcards and supplemental chapter resources through our website.