Personal Finance is a required course for Lourdes High School students and is designed to assist students in developing effective personal money management skills and habits. Areas covered include: banking, credit, investing, financial planning, budgeting, taxes, and retirement planning.
The Dave Ramsey program features a variety of learning videos and "real-life" activities that require students to put what they are learning into practice.
Comments from students include:
"I used to think Personal Finance was boring and the worst class to take. It is now my favorite class. The material is interesting and entertaining, and I am learning a ton of valuable information." - M. Dishaw
"The short videos and fun activities are really helpful and make me want to save and invest my money." - S. Gelhar
"This curriculum actually motivates students to save money and increase their knowledge about managing money." - Mrs. Carter, Business & Information Technology Teacher
For additional information about the Dave Ramsey Foundations in Personal Finance program, go to http://www.daveramsey.com/school/foundations/