Day 9

Lesson Objectives

  • Identify ways companies compete for your money
  • Be familiar with marketing strategies that encourage people to go into debt or finance large purchases
  • Evaluate how peer pressure can affect spending decisions
  • Summarize factors that influence consumer decisions

Assignment CU3.4

  1. Watch Video CU3.4
  2. Record the missing words from pages 132 of the textbook as they pop up on the left side of the video screen by filling in this form.  (pages 132) .
  3. Discussion Questions:
    1. What are some ways that companies compete for your money?
    2. What is financing?
    3. What is personal selling?
    4. What is marketing?
    5. Besides marketing, what are some other factors that influence your purchasing decisions?

Assignment CU3.5

  1. Make a copy of this Google Document (Espanol).
  2. Rename the document Financing-(Your Initials).
  3. Move the file into your Lesson 3 folder.
  4. Obtain your partner from your teacher and read the disclosure statement at the top of the document carefully.
  5. Complete the document based on the directions within.
  6. You might need a calculator.
  7. Once you have completed the assigned tasks, use this audit tool to check your math calucations.