Day 40

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 6.1.7

  1. Watch Video 1.3
  2. Record the missing words from page 133 of the textbook as they pop up on the left side of the video screen by filling in this form.  (pages 133) .
  3. Discussion Questions:
    1. Why do businesses use repetition to get your attention?
    2. How does positioning affect our purchasing while in stores?
    3. How does brand recognition affect our buying?

Assignment 6.1.8

  1. Make a copy of this Google Document, rename the document Cost of Cool-(Your Initials), and place the document in your Chapter 6 folder.
  2. Complete the document as directed.

Assignment 6.1.9

  1. In your Personal Finance Journal-C6 file in your Chapter 6 folder, complete the next row in the table by answering the question listed.