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Introduction to Personal Finance: Learn at Your Own Pace (Ages 14-18)

Ms. Gore, M.Ed. ~ Financial Literacy Teacher
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(13)
In this self-paced course, your child will delve into the realm of Personal Finance

Class experience

US Grade 9 - 12
11 lessons//11 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Basic Financial Concepts
Introduction to Course Financial Decision Making Values, Needs & Wants
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Income Earning and Reporting
Why Education Pays Paycheck Basics Getting Paid
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Introduction to Banks Checking Accounts Debit Cards
 Week 4
Lesson 4
What is Credit? Credit Reports & Scores Credit Card Features
 Week 5
Lesson 5
What is Insurance and Why We Need It? Health Life Auto Property
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Tax Basics
Communities and Taxes Tax Structure Employment Taxes
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Life & Leisure
Must Have's In Life Housing Transportation Food Leisure
 Week 8
Lesson 8
Savings & Investing
Intro to Savings Savings Tools Fundamentals of Investing Investing Tools
 Week 9
Lesson 9
Intro to Net Worth Statement of Financial Position Income & Expense Statement Spending Plans
 Week 10
Lesson 10
Final Assessment
Students will undergo a comprehensive, open-note quiz due by 11:59 pm on the last Sunday.
 Week 11
Lesson 11
Completion of Final Assessment
The teacher will offer feedback on the final assessment to guide future success
This class is taught in English.
Students will improve their knowledge of Personal Finance and how it relates to everything they do once they are out on their own.  
I received my Bachelors of Science in Marketing from Arizona State University and my Master in Education from Regent University.  Currently, I am licensed to teach in Arizona and Virginia public schools as a CTE Business and Information Technology teacher.  
Homework Offered
Each lesson, students will be given a comprehension worksheet to check for understanding of the material. The teacher will respond with feedback. In addition, there will be an application worksheet given for students to complete. The teacher will respond with feedback. Each lesson, students will be given a question to take to their parents to discuss at home different personal finance styles, according to the topic.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
In lesson 10, students will be given a final comprehension quiz. This is an open note quiz. The teacher will respond and give feedback to ensure student success in the future.
Grades Offered
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(13)
Ms. Gore, the founder of Cheers to Financial Freedom, established the company in 2021 with a mission to impart essential personal finance skills, paving the way for financial freedom across diverse lifestyles. Having previously served as an... 
Self-Paced Class


weekly or $200 for all content
11 pre-recorded lessons
11 weeks of teacher feedback
Choose your start date
1 year of access to the content

Completed by 8 learners
Ages: 14-18

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