FBLA’s personal finance course is designed to offer all students a personal finance education regardless of their school’s educational offerings. The lessons cover a wide variety of topics and are supplemented with activities and additional resources. If you’re looking for additional study materials, want to share your learning with your peers, or are looking for unique opportunities to use your financial literacy, check out the resources section.
Economics is the basis of business and thus the basis of personal finance. This section is designed to give you a primer on economics so that you can learn how and why people make a decision, weigh the costs and benefits of a decision.
Everyone loves to have money, but how do we make it, and how do we ensure that we manage it efficiently? This section will introduce you to the importance of goal setting and budgeting, along with discussing forms of income and taxation.
Banking is central to our economy, and our personal finance, making it crucial that one develops a strong understanding of how banking works. In this section, you’ll learn about the different banking institutions and the services they offer, in addition to the importance of interest and credit.
Investing provides an alternative income source to wages, but it comes with a series of risks. Properly done, investing can be one of the most powerful tools in your personal finance toolbox.
Life – unfortunately – isn’t perfect. Insurance is designed to serve as a backup when things do go wrong, and in this section we’ll look at the concept of insurance in addition to the different types available.
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