Basics of Personal Finance
Abstract: What kind of future do you dream about? Do your dreams include a new home? A good education for you or your children? A secure retirement? Personal finance is all about managing your money to help make your dreams come true. No one can predict the future, but there are steps you can take today to build your wealth and protect it from unnecessary losses. This lesson plan will introduce you to personal finance and help you make better decisions about your money options. Learn about budgeting, goal setting, simple and compound interest, and how to use deposit accounts for effective financial planning. This lesson plan is ideal for those seeking a good foundation for more in-depth personal finance topics.