Personal Finance

Personal Finance is a one-year course. The MOST USEFUL class you'll ever have. This class gives you the information necessary to begin building your financial future and learning to protect your assets.  Some of the topics include: Credit and building your credit score before you are 18. Banking, insurance, investments, fling taxes, buying a car, college expense and loans, and starting your retirement fund at the age of 18.
 
Please watch the attached video about the importance of Financial Literacy education under the video link. 
 
Mt. SAC Articulation:
Upon successful completion of this course earning a "C" or better and the completion of an online Mt. Sac Admissions Application, the student will receive 3 units of college credit that will appear on a Mt. Sac transcript.

TEXTBOOKS: Glencoe Personal Finance
*Students are not required to bring their Personal Finance textbook to class each day.

*Students are to keep their Personal Finance textbook at home. There is a class set of books to use for classroom activities.
 
HOMEWORK :
(In a physical classroom environment)
*There is minimal homework assigned for this course which consists of daily reading from the textbook. 
*A student might be required to finish a class activity and/or a project for homework if they do not finish during the class period.
*Students must study for chapter tests using their textbook and/or Nearpod Slides
*The daily agenda digital version is posted in Google Classroom and provides the students access to what is expected each day and what happened in previous days.

Parent/Student Information Letter--Course Expectations
*Please see the attached "Parent Letter" file for the grading policy, discipline policy, and classroom expectations.  Students and Parents/Guardian are asked to acknowledge the course expectations by completing a Google Form that's found in Google Classroom.
 
Back to School Night: TBD