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Personal Finance (810910)

You are bombarded daily with offers that sound too good to be true. You will develop the skills needed to make sound financial decisions. Topics will include purchasing, credit, banking, insurance, taxes, funding your first car and apartment, economics, and careers. This course
meets the requirement for Consumer Education credit and meets Wisconsin Financial Literacy Standards.

  • Over 50% of high school seniors are not prepared to handle their own finance when they graduate - this course will prepare you!
  • Learn real life skills that you can implement today!
  • Protect yourself and your financial future by learning about credit, taxes, banking, insurance, car loans, budgeting, and much more.
  • Possibly the most practical course you may ever take in high school!
  • Open to sophomores/juniors/seniors.
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"Personal Finance helps you prepare for your future." --Alex M., Class of 2013

"You should take Personal Finance, becaue it gives you a great insight on what adulthood is like." --Jake L., Class of 2012

"I like that this class really prepared me for the real world. I can avoid making some of the mistakes my parents made now." --Holly B., Class of 2011

CREDITS EARNED: ½
PREREQUISITES: None
GRADE LEVEL: 10-12

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BIT Course Offerings:


Accounting
Advanced Accounting Honors
Advanced Marketing*

Business & Personal Law*
Computer Applications
Desktop Publishing

International Business
Leadership
Marketing*
Personal Finance
Personal Finance Honors
Retail Merchandising & Mgt.*

Starting a Business
Web Page Design

*Honors Option available