Life Skills

Finances Used Everyday at Home and in the Real World

This is a 2-week class that meets 3 times a week to learn about basic budgeting, keeping a ledger, and introduction to building credit.
4 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 2 learners
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Class

45 minutes

per class

5x per week

over 2 weeks

15-18

year olds

1-8

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Description

Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
We will read material on how millionaires achieved their financial goals and maintained their wealth. We will read about people who started out living in poverty and made their way to financial stability while living an average everyday life in an average waged career.  
Students will learn how to understand their pay stubs.
We will discuss saving money, earning interest on saved money, everyday skills that will save money on daily expenses.
Students will learn and practice how to maintain a ledger of income and outgoing expenses, Students will learn how to read, understand, and use online banking ledgers, along with understanding overdraft protection pros and cons.
Students will learn about credit cards, building credit, annual fees and interest rates. 
I have been teaching life skills for over 10 years in many different facets.  With 5 years of online teaching experience I know the importance of keeping class engaging, with a lot of student participation. 
Class participation is the only requirement. 
calculator
paper
pen, or pencil
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will be given an informal assessment on their understanding of materials taught. Students will review the lessons at the end of every class via worksheets in order to ensure their understanding of each topic.
3 hours 45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
https://makingcents.navyfederal.org/content/dam/on-track/personalfinance/graphics/budgetworksheet.pdf

Quotes from the book "The Millionaire Next Door", by Thomas J. Stanley

https://www.gobankingrates.com/credit-cards/advice/what-type-credit-card-should-get/

Teacher

Angela St joanEnglish Teacher
4 total reviews
7 completed classes

About Me

Hello, I have been teaching for 15 years. I am passionate about reading and writing. I teach online ESL classes, so I am trained to engage my students in virtual classes. I teach Creative Writing, and English Literature, History, Current Events,... 
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