Economics - Unit 5
Personal Financial Decisions
This unit bundles student expectations that address personal financial decisions. Economics at is basic level is a study in choices made in relation to limited resources. It is important for students to understand that the personal economic choices affect economic well-being. Informed citizens understand the connection between personal financial decisions and the larger economy.
Prior to this unit, students studied about how public policies of the Federal Reserve System and the government affect the economy. During this unit, students complete the course learning about consumer finance, investing, budgeting, credit, home ownership, and the costs of post-secondary education in the context of making personal financial decisions.