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Foundations of Personal Finance, 8th Edition

By: Sally R. Campbell
ISBN: 978-1-60525-089-2
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2010
Subject: Finance
Grade Level: 9-14
Description
Whether you teach classes in Family and Consumer Sciences or Business, Foundations of Personal Finance is the right text for you. It introduces students to fundamental economic concepts so they can better understand an increasingly complex world. They learn how to identify and manage resources to achieve their own economic goals. A chapter covers each personal finance area: taxes, credit, insurance, savings, investments, and financial institutions. Students also learn how to make wise decisions about the things that affect many household budgets: food, clothing, transportation, housing, technology, and health. The text challenges students to plan their futures—with education, job training, and careers—and help make environmental resources available for future generations. Each chapter contains colorful photos and charts, compelling case studies, career profiles, reports about current global issues, and related content from other academic areas.

Real Life Connection boxed features apply chapter concepts to real-life situations. Compelling case studies and thought-provoking questions help teens relate content to their own lives. End-of-chapter activities include Academic Connections, Math Challenge, and Tech $mart.
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Whether you teach classes in Family and Consumer Sciences or Business, Foundations of Personal Finance is the right text for you. It introduces students to fundamental economic concepts so they can better understand an increasingly complex world. They learn how to identify and manage resources to achieve their own economic goals. A chapter covers each personal finance area: taxes, credit, insurance, savings, investments, and financial institutions. Students also learn how to make wise decisions about the things that affect many household budgets: food, clothing, transportation, housing, technology, and health. The text challenges students to plan their futures—with education, job training, and careers—and help make environmental resources available for future generations. Each chapter contains colorful photos and charts, compelling case studies, career profiles, reports about current global issues, and related content from other academic areas.
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Designed to help students review content, apply knowledge, and develop critical-thinking skills. A wide variety of activities are provided for various learning styles. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
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Presents a variety of instructional strategies in the margins of each page that are intended to guide you in reviewing and reinforcing the chapter content. Related Web sites are often cited along with technology applications and cross-curricular ideas. It also provides discussion topics, enrichment activities, assessment techniques, and correlations to the National Family and Consumer Sciences Standards.
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  • National Standards. Correlations for the National Standards for Family & Consumer Sciences Ed and the National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Ed
  • Teacher's Resources. PDF resources for each chapter, including bulletin board ideas, teaching strategies, transparency and reproducible masters, and chapter tests
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Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
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Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
Macintosh: PowerPC® G3, G4, G5 or Intel® processor, OS X (10.3 or higher), 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
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Table of Contents

Unit 1: The Economic System
1. What is Economics?
2. Government and the Economy
3. Consumers in the Economy: An Overview
4. The Global Economy
Unit 2: Managing Your Finances
5. Making Smart Decisions
6. Personal Finance: An Overview
7. Income and Taxes
8. Financial Institutions and Services
9. Credit
10. Insurance
11. Savings
12. Investing and Estate Planning
Unit 3: Managing Your Spending
13. Smart Shopping Basics
14. Consumers in the Marketplace
15. Spending for Food
16. Clothing
17. Health and Wellness
18. Housing
19. Transportation
20. Electronics and Appliances
Unit 4: Planning for Your Future
21. Planning for Your Career
22. Entering the Work World
23. Your Role in the Environment
Look Inside
Text
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Chapter 1 (PDF, 1.34 MB)
PDF
Chapter 8 (PDF, 1.3 MB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Finance)
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Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Finance)
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Chapter 8 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Finance)
Presentations for PowerPoint
PPS
Chapter 3 (PPS, 992 KB)
Correlations
Georgia
PDF
Consumer Finance (PDF, 151 KB)
PDF
Financial Literacy (PDF, 144 KB)
New Jersey
Tennessee
PDF
Personal Finance (PDF, 219 KB)
Texas
PDF
Dollars and Sense (PDF, 308 KB)
PDF
Money Matters (PDF, 437 KB)
Virginia
About the Author(s)

Sally R. Campbell - is a freelance writer and consultant in consumer economics and personal finance. She develops educational materials, including textbooks, teacher guides, curriculum guides, and student activity materials. Sally maintains an interest in young consumers and has researched the financial and employment aspects of teen parenting.

Formerly, Sally was the editor and assistant director of the Money Management Institute of Household International, a provider of consumer loans and credit. There she wrote educational materials related to money management and financial planning.

Sally holds a master's degree in education from St. Louis University and completed the Certified Financial Planning Professional Education Program of the College for Financial Planning. She taught Family and Consumer Sciences as well as consumer education in St. Louis schools.