"Business and Personal Finance" shows high school students how to manage their personal finances now and in the future. The program helps students realize that they are already making financial decisions, shows them how their decisions affect their future, and allows students see the business applications of finance. High-interest features, an engaging visual program, and easy-to-read content make the program useful for all types of learners. Reading age for native speakers: High School students
Features: - Real-World Application assessment promotes critical thinking skills and links finance to other fields of study. - Standard & Poor's Q&A presents questions and answers from the leaders in financial information, Standard & Poor's. - Standard & Poor's Case Study includes an analysis and recommendation from Standard & Poor's, as well as three critical thinking questions. - What's Your Financial ID? consists of short self-assessment quizzes that directly apply personal finance to the student's life.
Unit 1: Planning Personal Finances Chapter 1: Personal Financial Planning Chapter 2: Financial Aspects and Career Planning Chapter 3: Money Management Strategy Chapter 4: Consumer Purchasing Strategies and Legal Protections
Unit 2: Banking and Credit Chapter 5: Banking Chapter 6: Consumer Credit Chapter 7: The Finances of Housing
Unit 3: Investing Your Financial Resources Chapter 8: The Fundamentals of Investing Chapter 9: Stocks Chapter 10: Bonds and Mutual Funds Chapter 11: Real Estate and Other Investment Alternatives
Unit 4: Protecting Your Finances Chapter 12: Planning Your Tax Strategy Chapter 13: Home and Automobile Insurance Chapter 14: Health, Disability, and Life Insurance Chapter 15: Retirement and Estate Planning
Unit 5: Introduction to Business Finance Chapter 16: Introduction to Financial Management for Business Chapter 17: Sources of Funding Chapter 18: Financial Accounting Chapter 19: Managing Payroll and Inventory
Unit 6: Organization and Financial Planning Chapter 20: Types of Business Ownership Chapter 21: Developing a Financial Plan Chapter 22: Pricing, Costing, and Growth
Appendix: Math Skills Builder Glossary Index A (alphabetical) Index B (features)
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