Personal Finance-Forms of Credit
Grade: 11–12 Credit: ½ per semester
Prerequisite: Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry
*Meets the Michigan Merit Curriculum guidelines for Math or Math-related credit if taken in the final year of high school.
Students will understand the different types of credit, establishing credit, building credit, pros and cons of using credit to make major purchases. Students will explore investing and saving strategies, filing and determining tax base for various individuals. The semester culminating activity will be an online invest simulation.