The Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum, provided by the Dave Ramsey Organization, has been used across the country in one out of every four high schools. It has helped millions of students to learn to avoid debt, budget with intention, invest, and build wealth slowly in order to live lives of generosity toward others.The mathematics in this course will be fairly basic. Math skills such as understanding compound interest, mortgage tables, payment-to-income ratios, and budgeting will be discussed often.The purpose of Foundations in Personal Finance is to empower students with knowledge and application of basic financial principles so that they can make sound financial decisions by telling their money where to go instead of wondering where it went!
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In order to be reviewed as a math course, we will need more details about math assignments/topics completed for this course. Also note, generally math courses other than Algebra 1 would have a pre-requisite requirement. If course is assumed to be equivalent to any other math course other than Algebra 1, we recommend course having a pre-requisite requirement.