FINANCIAL LITERACY (FIN LIT) 0.50 CREDIT REQUIRED – SEMESTER
This course satisfies the financial literacy requirement for graduation.
Financial literacy is defined as the ability to read, analyze, manage and communicate about the personal financial conditions that affect material well-being. It includes the ability to discern financial choices, discuss money and financial issues without (or despite) discomfort, plan for the future and respond competently to life events that affect every day financial decisions, including events in the general economy. As a result of taking part in the NEFE High School Financial Planning Program, students will build confidence, apply practical skills, and exhibit sensible behaviors related to money management.
Student Guides: Each student should receive a Student Guide workbook for each module studied. The guide is intended to remain the students’ property for future reference.
Lay the foundation for students to build a personal financial plan.
Provide students with guidelines to control their personal credit and debt.
Show students ways they can maximize their earning potential throughout their lives.
With a few basic guidelines, students can start putting their money to work to build personal wealth.
Give students the tools to select financial services that match their lifestyles.
Introduce students to strategies to protect their property and financial resources.
Ever Fi - Financial Literacy™ is a new-media learning platform that uses the latest technology – video, animations, 3-D gaming, avatars, and social networking – to bring complex financial concepts to life for today’s digital generation. Ever Fi offers students of all ages a digital learning platform that delivers the critical skills that life demands.