Consumer Math Course

Course Description

Consumer Math is designed to teach students everyday math skills such as balancing a checkbook, creating a budget, buying a car or home, personal record-keeping, and paying taxes. The goal of this Consumer Math course is to enable students to make educated decisions on matters of personal finance. The course focuses on awareness of consumer-related issues and strives to help students become "more informed" consumers now and in the future. Units on purchasing a car, purchasing a home, and insurance will also be covered.