OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of the class, you will be able to:
Be able to set financial goals.
Understand how a career relates to a financial lifestyle.
Maintain and analyze personal budgets.
Understand credit and how it works.
Understand the different types of insurance (car, auto, homeowners/renters).
Maintain checking accounts, savings accounts, and understand about other banking
Understand about buying/maintaining an automobile (as it relates to a budget).
Understand about renting an apartment and its related agreements.
Understand the concepts behind starting a “retirement plan” early in life.
To be successful during the semester, please ask questions! It is the best way to understand
something you do not understand.
MATERIALS NEEDED: Textbook, workbook, folder, pen/pencil, paper for notes.
GRADING: Grades earned by the student will be figured as follows:
Quarter grades will be based on the following:
Semester grade will be based on the following:
1st (or 3rd) quarter 40%
2nd (or 4th) quarter 40%
Final Exam 20%
CLASSROOM RULES: All classroom rules are based on respect. If you respect others and
their property, you will have a very enjoyable semester.
Students will respect anyone speaking during class discussions with attention and silence
(fellow students, teachers, and guest speakers).
No food or drink in the classroom.
Students will come prepared to class with necessary materials (textbook, workbook,
pen/pencil, folder, and paper for notes).
Students will clean up their work area and push in their chair (when appropriate) prior to
leaving the room.
Students will do their own work. Copying another student’s work or files will result in a
zero on all questionable assignments.
Please ask Questions! Mr. Fuerbringer Have a Great Semester!