Personal Finance Online Credit Recovery Single Semester
In this introductory finance course, students learn basic principles of economics and best practices for managing their own finances. Students learn core skills in creating budgets, developing long-term financial plans to meet their goals, and making responsible choices about income and expenses. They gain a deeper understanding of capitalism and other systems so they can better understand their role in the economy of society. Students are inspired by experiences of finance professionals and stories of everyday people and the choices they make to manage their money.
Unit 1: Course Overview
Students learn the computer requirements and other basic information for the course. They set up files and folders, install the course software, and learn to use zip utilities. They also learn to identify sources of trustworthy information, the definition of plagiarism, and how to properly cite information.
Start the Course
Set Up Your Computer
Set Up a Browser and Install 7–Zip
Find and Complete Coursework
Unit 2: Economic Basics
Students learn about economics and financial planning, goods and services, and producers and consumers. They learn to evaluate an economy's strengths and weaknesses. They study types of economic systems, capitalism, competitive strategies and the law of supply and demand.
Economics and Money
Supply and Demand