This course provides participants with the necessary content for teaching personal financial education. Course content is aligned to state and national content standards for financial literacy. Participants learn critical decision making for financial planning, savings, investing, managing debt, career planning, retirement, and insurance as they calculate and prepare financial documents.
Note. Methods for teaching financial education are covered in EDD/537.
Explain the advantages and disadvantages of credit.
Savings and Investing
Balance a portfolio based on personal needs.
Use quantitative analytical tools to research a stock.
Explain the risks of investing.
Calculate compound interest.
Calculate rates of return.
Financial Planning, Budgeting, and Purchasing Decisions
Explain how to select and rent an apartment.
Explain how to buy a car.
Prepare a weekly, monthly, and annual budget.
Broad Economic and Financial Concepts and Behavioral Economics
Prepare a financial statement.
Create a financial plan.
Calculate a future value and present value.
Differentiate between neo classical and behavioral economics.
Identify economic and financial concepts and economic theories.
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