Period 8 Room 207
Period 8 Room 207
Welcome to Personal Finance!
This course content will be very relevant to you today and in the future! You will learn how to prepare a budget, how to save, how to spend, how to invest and how to plan for both short and long term goals.
Please access course expectations by clicking here: Course Expectations 2012 and 2013.doc
The main learning goal of this chapter is that financial planning can lead to financial independence and security. The following website has great tools for tracking your goals and planning for the future. http://www.foundationsu.com/app/home/
When studying for the Chapter 10 test, please review your study guide, notes and in class activities. You may also want to view this powerpoint presentation. Chapter 10 Section 1.pptx
This chapter discusses how to plan for a career that can be both personally and financially fulfilling. Section 1 explains things to consider when choosing a career. Section 2 is about employment search strategies. When studying for the Chapter 11 test, please review your study guide, notes, workbook activities, and the following PowerPoint presentation: Chapter 11
If you would like to spend more time discovering your career interests go to the website we used in class: http://www.mynextmove.org .
Chapter 12 stresses how good money management will help you achieve your financial goals. Sections include how to keep financial records well organized, and how to prepare personal financial statements such as balance sheets and cash flow statements. The chapter concludes with understanding and preparing a personal budget. To prepare for the chapter 12 test, review lecture notes, study guide and balance sheet quiz.
Personal Finance continues by examining chapter 21 which discusses tax strategies. By understanding types of taxes, and how they are paid and collected, students will learn future strategies for legally lowering their tax liability. To prepare for the chapter 21 test, review lecture notes, study guide, pay stub project and the following PowerPoint presentations: Types of Taxes.ppt The Terminology of Income Taxes.ppt
This Jeopardy Review Game will help you prepare for Quarterly 1. Jeopardy Review Game - 1st Quarterly PF.ppt
This chapter on banking explains the services provided by financial institutions. We will review savings, payment and borrowing services. Students will practice managing their cash by writing checks and keeping a check register. To prepare for this chapter's assessment, please review class notes and handouts.
This chapter will teach students how to become informed investors. They will learn about the importance of saving and planning wisely to achieve financial security. We will look at long-term investment programs and assessing investment risk using the financial pyramid. To prepare for this chapter's assessment, please review class handouts and study guides.
This chapter, on Consumer Credit, teaches students that building and maintaining a good credit rating can lead to financial security. Students will learn the pros and cons of using credit, as well as the financial problems that can occur if credit is not used wisely. To prepare for the assessment on chapter 15, please review study guides, classwork, and these PowerPoint notes.
This Jeopardy Review Game will help you prepare for Quarterly 2. Jeopardy Review Game - 2nd Quarterly.ppt
Another good website to review is the following:
Click on "Student Center". Games and quizzes at this site will help you prepare for tests and quarterly assessments.