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Personal Finance

Length/Credit: 1 quarter (6th)  1 semester (7th-8th)
Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 6th, 7th, 8th
Have you ever wondered how to make money as an entrepreneur, save up for a car, or even pay for college? Personal finance is the class for you! Although the topics are similar, you will have a completely different experience in personal finance in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. Sixth-grade topics include career and education research and creating your own theme park. Seventh grade topics include budgeting, entrepreneurship, investing, and designing/marketing your own product or service. Eighth-grade topics include the stock market, debit vs. credit, saving for college, career research, interviews with industry experts, and a real-life finance simulation.