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Final Exam
Unit 1
Unit 2
Unit 3

Unit 4
Savings & Investing

Unit 5
Unit 6
Unit 7
Consumer Rights, Responsibilities, & Protection
Unit 8

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
Better Business Bureau (BBB)

Underwriter's Laboratories (UL)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)


Occupational Outlook Handbook
Illinois Department of Labor - Employment
Small Business Administration
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)


Tax Modules (IRS Website)


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What will I learn?

You will learn how to manage your money - from shopping wisely to saving for your future.

We will use fun projects, real world scenarios, and discussions to help us achieve this goal!


Specific Class Learning Targets:

  1. ECONOMICS: Identify the various economic roles (i.e. consumer, producer, and citizen) that a person fulfills and how these roles interact in an economy.
  2. BUDGETING: Analyze a budget that includes income, fixed and variable expenditures, savings and investments, and provisions for handling emergencies. (housing, transportation, clothing, food, utilities, insurance, savings, personal care, recreation, maintenance/emergency, etc.)
  3. CHECKING: Given a simulation, maintain a checking account: opening the account, writing checks, making deposits, keeping a check register, reconciling the statements with the account.
  4. SAVINGS AND INVESTING: Explain the characteristics of savings and investment alternatives such as savings accounts, CDs, money markets, stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, and evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of each.
  5. INSURANCE: Explain the need for various types of insurance including health, life, auto, and renter/homeowner.
  6. CREDIT: Explain various sources of credit including the advantages and disadvantages, credit responsibilities, and the significance of credit ratings.
  7. CONSUMER RIGHTS: Understand consumer rights, responsibilities, and protection in the marketplace.
  8. TAXES: Explain basic taxation principles and prepare federal income tax forms with necessary supporting documents.

Updated on August 25, 2013 by Kerri Largo.
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