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    Diane Bolger- Business Education


    Financial Literacy

    The Financial Literacy course focuses on preparing students to meet the challenges of managing one’s personal and family resources in the 21st century. Essential foundations of financial planning include the application of knowledge, skills, and ethical values when making  consumer and financial decisions. The curriculum examines income and careers, money management, credit and debt management, planning, saving and investing, consumerism, civic financial responsibility, and risk management and insurance. Topics in career development and planning are aligned with the National Standards for Student Counseling (Standard C: Career Development).

     

    Topics

    1. Income and Careers
    2. Money Management    
    3. Credit and Debt Management  
    4. Planning Saving and Investing   
    5. Risk Management
    6. Insurance          
    7. Civic Financial Responsibility
    8. Becoming a Critical Consumer

     

    Course Requirements and Curriculum Map 

     https://www.somervillenjk12.org/Page/1564 

     Assessments

    Tests/Quizzes = 40%
    Daily Assignments = 30% (Classwork and Homework)
    Marking Period Project = 15%
    Workplace Readiness = 15% (See Rubric)