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Foundations of Personal Finance, 9th Edition

Foundations of Personal Finance, 9th Edition
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By: Sally R. Campbell and Robert L. Dansby

ISBN: 978-1-61960-357-8
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2014
Subject: Finance
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $98.00
School Price: $73.50


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®.

Previous Edition
Foundations of Personal Finance, 8th Edition

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Personal Financial Literacy
  1. Personal Finance: An Overview
  2. Making Smart Decisions

Unit 2: Managing Your Finances
  3. Income and Taxes
  4. Financial Institutions and Services
  5. Savings
  6. Credit
  7. Investing and Estate Planning
  8. Insurance

Unit 3: Managing Your Spending
  9. Smart Shopping Basics
10. Consumer Power
11. Health and Wellness
12. Housing
13. Buying a Home
14. Transportation
Unit 4: Planning Your Future
15. Planning for Your Career
16. Entering the Work World
17. Your Role in the Environment

Unit 5: Economic System
18. Economic Principles
19. Government and the Economy
20. Consumers in the Economy
21. Global Economy

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Text Update
   sample Page 467 (PDF, 885 KB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Finance)
   sample Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Finance)
   sample Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Finance)
Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Online Learning Suite Tour (Sample Video Clip, 00:01:40)
Presentations for PowerPoint
   sample Chapter 1 (PPS, 6.43 MB)
Companion Website
   sample View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Finance)
   sample View Mobile Site (m.g-wlearning.com, Finance)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


   PDF Personal and Family Finance (PDF, 468 KB)
   PDF Personal and Family Finance/Economics (PDF, 539 KB)
Jump$tart Correlations
   PDF Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy (PDF, 380 KB)
   PDF Personal Finance (BE) (PDF, 435 KB)
New Mexico
   PDF Personal and Business Finance - Form F (PDF, 671 KB)
   PDF Personal and Business Finance - Form F.4 (PDF, 294 KB)
North Carolina
   PDF Personal Finance (PDF, 383 KB)
   PDF Personal Financial Literacy (Common Career Technical Core Career Ready Practices) (PDF, 269 KB)
   PDF Personal Financial Literacy (Common Core State Standards Initiative) (PDF, 289 KB)
   PDF Personal Financial Literacy (Jump$tart Coalition) (PDF, 368 KB)
South Carolina
   PDF Financial Literacy (PDF, 424 KB)
   PDF Money Matters (PDF, 342 KB)
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About 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.

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.


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Text 704 978-1-61960-357-8 $98.00$73.50
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription Purchase
Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 978-1-61960-759-0 $120.00$90.00
Bundle (Text + Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription) (min. 15) 978-1-61960-775-0 $169.00$126.75
Student Workbook 150 978-1-61960-362-2 $22.00$16.50
* Instructor's Edition 736 978-1-61960-361-5 $120.00$90.00*
* Instructor's Annotated Workbook 978-1-61960-363-9 $80.00$60.00*
* Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-61960-366-0 $260.00$195.00*
* ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1050 test questions 978-1-61960-367-7 $248.00$186.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 700 slides 978-1-61960-368-4 $240.00$180.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Site License 700 slides 978-1-61960-369-1 $600.00$450.00*
* Online Instructor Resources, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code 978-1-63126-523-5 $128.00$96.00*
* Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-61960-299-1 $528.00$396.00*
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