The following course guide is designed as an outline for teaching basic personal finance skills that are relevant to the lives of pre-teens, teens, and young adults to lay a solid foundation for financial independence and future financial decisions. As a result, students are empowered to build confidence, apply practical skills, and exhibit mindful behaviors related to money management.
This complete High School Financial Planning Program (HSFPP) series provides instructors with the flexibility to expand or contract lesson activities for local student needs to fit within a 9-week time frame. Use the recommended time and supplementary activities provide instructors guidance to adapt for varied class period times and student demographics. Lessons are organized in a recommended sequence, but they are packaged to conveniently reorder for instructor preference. Each lesson addresses a specific competency and includes at least one anticipatory set, multiple practice opportunities, and a recommended performance assessment.