IF STEM: Financial Literacy

Ever wonder how the stock market works? Or thought about saving up for something big, but just wasn’t sure where to start? In this course on financial literacy, you’ll learn all about managing your money and why it’s important. From buying a bike now to buying a house, learning how to plan your finances is useful no matter how old (or young!) you are.

Financial-Literacy

21ST CENTURY SKILLS:

Analytical thinking/Critical thinking, Problem-solving, Creativity, Organization, Self-Discipline

ASSOCIATED CAREERS:

Financial Planner, Risk Manager, Finance Director

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:

  • How to apply important real-life financial principles
  • How to make informed decisions about personal finance
  • How to navigate savings and loans, credit, investments, and financial planning
  • What the stock market is and how to read a stock market graph

WHAT YOU'LL CREATE:

  • A personal budget and cost analyses on buying vs. leasing, renting vs. buying
  • A research report on the costs of living and education
  • View sample projects

SYSTEM / EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • PC: Windows 7 or higher
  • Mac: OSX 10.7 or higher
  • Yes, Chromebook compatible
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