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Financial Literacy

Course Number: 
2097

This course provides understanding of the topics of finance while reinforcing concepts and skills in the high school mathematics standards. This course aligns with at least Algebra 1 standards. The finance topics may include: income and careers; money management; credit and debt; and savings and investing. Topics and sections cover: personal income, business ownership; budget; taxes; insurance; credit cards; buying verses leasing; mortgages; rent; credit ratings; bankruptcy; bank and brokerage accounts; interest rates; stocks and bonds; retirement; pensions; inheritance; and government financing. The Standards for Mathematical Practice apply throughout this course and, together with the content standards, prescribe mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes sense of problem situations.

Grades: 
9
10
11
12
Course Type: 
Core
Not required for graduation
Course Level: 
-
AP Level: 
Non-AP
Course Credits: 
1.00
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