Prerequisite: None Credits: 1
Grade Level: 11-Required Semester: 1 F/S
This course will equip you with everyday life skills that are important in our 21st century world. The Employment unit will take you through the process of identifying a career that would suit you and developing a career plan to achieve that career; a saving and spending plan will be developed in the Budget unit; the Banking unit will cover proper use of debit cards, recording banking transactions, and reconciling a checking account; proper use of credit and credit cards as well as dangers of them will be covered in the Credit unit; the Insurance unit will cover types of insurance you will deal with both now and later in life; and gain insight in the Investing unit for different ways you can earn and invest your income to be able to retire when you want. This is a required course for all juniors.