• Financial Fitness

     
    1 year
    1.0 Credit: CTE, 3rd year Math, or Elective
    CTE 106/107
    Open to: 9, 10, 11, 12
     
    Dual Credit (formerly Tech Prep) available through Olympic College; 8 credits total through BMGMT 105: Intro to Financial Planning [5], and BMGMT 138: Business Mathematics I [3] . Must achieve a "B" or better in class. 
     
    "Generation Money: The Secrets to Becoming a Millionaire!” Do you know what it takes to become a millionaire? Financial Literacy is a empowering class like no other and will teach you what every millionaire knows. Did you know…
    • Nearly 40% of all millionaires choose to buy used cars rather than new ones?
    • Each year, Americans lose $8.6 billion in personal property that was destroyed by a fire.
    • 40% of all personal bankruptcies are due to medical bills?
    • Most lottery winners spend all of their winnings and are broke within 5 years.
     
     This class emphasizes academic excellence while helping students begin to develop positive behaviors that are necessary to attaining financial maturity and equipping students to make sound choices for their financial future. Students will learn about Managing Personal Finances & Financial Planning, Income, Saving & Investing, Banking and Financial Institutions, Credit & Debt, Risk Management & Insurance, Buying Goods and Services including financing a home, the Stock Market and Business Correspondence.