1575  Managing Your Money                                        9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: None (1st Semester Only)                            .5 credit


This course, which is recommended for all students, introduces students to the
practical areas of finance. Computer software will be used to enhance skills in
appropriate areas. Course topics include:
- Budgeting personal finances
- Interpreting financial news
- Developing banking skills
- Maintaining personal tax records
- Using credit options
- Understanding investment options
- Investigating car expenses
- Developing job search & interview skills

Students will be introduced to The Dave Ramsey Financial Literacy Program, Virtual Business Finance Simulation, and The NYSE on-line Stock Market Game. Power Point Presentation skills will also be featured.