Foundations of Personal Finance prepares students to be responsible for their own money management and become financially capable individuals. Principles of personal finance and economic concepts are presented in an easy-to-understand format. Each chapter in this new edition is revised to reflect the latest in personal finance trends and information.
Complete coverage of basic financial literacy topics provide a well-rounded foundation for financial literacy.
Career clusters are featured to provide awareness of the multitude of career choices available for students.
Aligns with the National Standards in K–12 Personal Finance Education published by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy®.
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.
Robert L. Dansby - is an instructor of accounting, business, and personal finance at Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Alabama, where he also serves as Chairperson of the Division of Business and Social Science. In addition, Bob is a small business, tax, and personal finance consultant. He is the author of numerous textbooks and workbooks in the areas of accounting, cost accounting, managerial accounting, business math, and personal finance. He has also written several articles for professional journals, served a five-year term as editor of the Georgia Business Education Association Journal, and has given more than 30 presentations at national and regional business education and accounting conferences. Bob holds a PhD in business education from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.