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Madison Metropolitan School District

Personal Finance


Personal Finance is one of the most useful classes you can take to prepare for your future! It is proven that poor financial decisions can lead to an accumulated debt spiral that will prevent you from saving and planning for a secure financial future. Learn to manage your personal financial affairs through real-life applications. Areas of study include investing, banking, taxes, credit, acquiring insurance and loans, budgeting, and successful employment skills. Technology is infused throughout this course, with applications ranging from personal money management to preparation of income tax forms to evaluating investment options. Walk away from this class with the WISE Financial Literacy Certification.

  • Recommended Grades: 10-12
  • Course Number: BUS2055
  • Credits: 1/2 credit
  • Sequence Map: Entrepreneurship/Management, Marketing, Finance/Accounting, MBIT/CS Life Skills
  • Note: Elective This course satisfies the district Financial Literacy graduation requirement for students graduating in 2021 and beyond.; This course satisfies the district Financial Literacy graduation requirement.