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     Personal Finance

    Course Description and Important Information

    Prepare for life in this hands-on, foundational money management course. Learn how to achieve financial freedom and live independently by mastering the basics from budgeting and banking skills to investing and managing risk. Students will evaluate their financial options and explore the benefits of personal wealth management. Additional units of study include behavioral finance, earning income, taxes, using and managing credit and debt, buying goods and services (car, house, etc.), and giving.

    Course highlights include creating one's own short-term and long-term financial plan, real-world simulations, industry speakers, field trip to the Federal Reserve in Minneapolis, stock market game, case studies, current events, and personal reflection activities.

    Syllabus