Foundations in Personal Finance Home School Student Text

Foundations in Personal Finance Home School Student Text

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ISBN: 9781936948192
Grades: 9-12

As a mom who homeschooled my children through high school, I am frequently asked if I felt that homeschooling was the best option. Typically, as I continue dialoguing with the questioner, the real question they are asking is, "What classes did you teach them?" My answer is always the same; I sought to prepare them for their unique futures. Many feel this is a non-answer, but the reality is that all of our children will have a different path that they are called to follow. However, there was one course that both of my children were required to complete before graduation and that was a Dave Ramsey Personal Finance Course. I am thrilled that Rainbow Resource Center is now carrying this outstanding course for homeschooled teens.

Recently revised, this course goes above and beyond my greatest expectations! Combining the high energy that Dave Ramsey is well known for with the practical experiences of his team, this DVD-driven curriculum will equip your young people for financial success. After laying the personal finance foundation with units on saving and budgeting, this comprehensive course explores credit and debt, money myths, and post-high school opportunities including how to pay for higher education. Consumer awareness follows, which takes a hard look at common marketing tactics, buyer's remorse, and developing power over purchases. Bargain shopping, investing, retiring, insurance, money and relationships, careers and taxes, and giving conclude this practical, well-developed course. The course meets state benchmarks and standards if you are in a state that requires a personal finance course. Information is available at www.daveramsey.com/school/foundations-standards.

As a parent who has used the two previous editions of this course, I was thrilled to see that it now includes instruction on the valuable skill of balancing your checking account, the importance of student budgeting, the role of money in interpersonal relationships, career planning, resumes, interview basics, a summary of income and taxes, and the importance of giving your time, money, and talents to help others.

The Homeschool Kit includes one DVD set and one student workbook. The DVD set contains five instructional DVDs along with a 160-page digital Teacher's Guide on CD-ROM. The PDF teacher's guide includes case studies, various activity ideas, and tests. Most of the activities provided are tailored for individual students. The teaching helps and information provided is designed to be flexible, giving you the ability to select the options that will best meet your educational goals. The 284-page consumable workbook includes lecture outlines, motivating quotes and scripture references, tips for success, brief topical articles, key terms, quizzes, graphic organizers, and chapter reviews. The reviews contain matching, multiple choice, illustration boxes and short-answer questions. Access to online learning adds even more content to this program and provides useful finance tools, chapter activities/quizzes, and diverse articles of interest to high school students. Although the course is designed for individual homeschool use, permission is granted for homeschool groups/co-ops to use the program. Each student will need their own workbook.

This course prepares young people for their future regardless of the career path they follow. In my family, this course was "required," not only for graduation but also before they were allowed to have checking accounts and debit cards. Your young people will thank you for this course - if not today, then in the future! ~ Deanne




Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade Start
9
Grade End
12
ISBN
9781936948192
Author
Dave Ramsey
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
The Lampo Group
Weight
1.25 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.5" x 0.75"
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My oldest enjoyed the Dave Ramsey class. We are going to do the class with the next two sons next year.
User on Feb 16, 2021
This subject is so foundational to adult life, and who better to learn from? This class is offered through our co-op, but I would have purchased and taught this at home if it was not available there.
Kat M on Jan 11, 2021
My oldest enjoyed the Dave Ramsey class. We are going to do the class with the next two sons next year.
User on Feb 16, 2021
Love Dave Ramsey! The high school curriculum is not much different from Financial Peace. The notebooks are consumable so I am reordering for the next child.
Kelly G on Jan 23, 2021
This subject is so foundational to adult life, and who better to learn from? This class is offered through our co-op, but I would have purchased and taught this at home if it was not available there.
Kat M on Jan 11, 2021
My daughter completed this course last year and loved it. She started a savings plan and has a clear goal in mind for her money. I will be doing the course with her 3 siblings this next semester.
KELLY L on Dec 1, 2020
curious
Nola S on Sep 5, 2020
Co-Op Class
Dana H on Aug 25, 2020
I have three teenagers, so I needed extra workbooks.
Jodell L on Aug 17, 2020
Text required to participate in class.
Mary M on Aug 16, 2020
I used Dave Ramsey's Personal Finance course with my older son & really liked it. I'm buying the workbook to use now with my younger son. It's such a good course. I wish I had known this information at their ages.
Paula L on Aug 9, 2020
I use this for a high school co-op class. It is great material to teach a finance course.
Jamie F on Aug 8, 2020
We have a Personal Finance class at school this year that requires this book. We love Dave Ramsey courses!
Lanette F on Jul 27, 2020
Excellent workbook to teach high school students personal finance.
Elizabeth R on Jun 27, 2020
Used it with my first child. We both learned a lot. Came highly recommended.
Dena F on Jun 6, 2020
Easy to follow program with great foundational principles! Have already used it successfully with an 11th grader and picking it again for my next teenager. My son loved Mr. Ramsey's humorous delivery and is now saving diligently to open his first money market account at 18yrs old! Highly recommend this program. Lots of extra activities included as well in the student book. Student text will be a great resource for them in the future. Highly recommend.
Isabella G on May 5, 2020
We believe in empowering our children with financial knowledge for their future financial success.
Shane L on May 5, 2020
It looks like a good high school finance option.
Tori S on Feb 13, 2020
Borrowed the DVD from a friend, need the workbook for my students.
Ashley T on Dec 31, 2019
Great course for high school students to learn about managing their money as they get older.
Matthew F on Sep 26, 2019
For a class
Angela W on Sep 11, 2019
We have gone through this course with our children once already and loved it! My husband and I have gone through the Dave Ramsey adult version and thought that this version was so much better. We want to go through this course again with our children just as a refresher course. Being that they have already written in their workbooks, we did not want to have to go through the hassle of erasing, so we bought the workbooks once again. <br />Good book for an economics credit.<br />Enjoy, <br />Homeschool parent
Rhonda G on Sep 11, 2019
My daughter i taking this class at our co-op
Judi J on Sep 8, 2019
Quality course for high school students.
Celeste L on Aug 31, 2019
Required item for virtual personal finance course
Dwija B on Aug 28, 2019
This is a course offered in our homeschool Co-op.
Dawn L on Aug 28, 2019
teaching class
Mary Ellen R on Aug 28, 2019
for a co-op class
November F on Aug 27, 2019
for a high school financial class
Turd Ferguson on Aug 27, 2019
We used this with an older sibling and loved it.
User on Aug 25, 2019
Required for a co-op class.
Kristen V on Aug 25, 2019
This was part of the curriculum for the class, succeeding at life, at the homeschool co-op my son attends.
Julie N on Aug 23, 2019
I have found this material to be one of the most useful for the students at the co-op where I teach. Each time I teach the personal finance course I have parents comment that it has changed their child's life.
JODI D. on Aug 21, 2019
Text required for financial planning class
Meng L on Aug 21, 2019
This was a required text for a personal finance class.
Brenda K on Aug 13, 2019
This is my second child's turn and this course is a mandatory before leaving home!
Debbie R on Aug 10, 2019
For a co-op class
Jennifer E on Aug 10, 2019
This program is a great way for kids to learn how to budget their money.
Jill S on Aug 9, 2019
Homeschool recommendation
Romaine B on Aug 8, 2019
required for a class
Deanna T on Aug 7, 2019
I like Dave Ramsey material and was looking for a Senior year financial course. You had the best price online.
Nicola R F on Aug 5, 2019
As parents, we've followed Dave's principals for money management and wanted to give our kids the training we wished we had been given.
Amanda G on Aug 3, 2019
We are using this in our Co-op this year for our high schoolers
Pamela B on Aug 3, 2019
This course will be used in our homeschool co-op.
Stacy E on Aug 2, 2019
Homeschool Co-op Teacher's Choice
Kathy M on Jul 30, 2019
using at a homeschool coop
Deborah C on Jul 16, 2019
We'll be using this program in our school this year, just needed the text
Desiree T on Jul 15, 2019
This item will teach my students the importance of personal finance from a Christian perspective.
Tina W on Jun 24, 2019
We needed a way to prepare our kids for real world finances. This course was a great foundation.
Julie F on Jun 24, 2019
Love the Dave Ramsey products.
Tracy W on Jun 18, 2019
Used with my older two Children and it put a fire in them about saving and proper money management!!
Elita P on Jun 18, 2019
Library Program
Angela A on Jun 14, 2019
Love Dave Ramsey! The high school curriculum is not much different from Financial Peace. The notebooks are consumable so I am reordering for the next child.
Kelly G on Jan 23, 2021
My daughter completed this course last year and loved it. She started a savings plan and has a clear goal in mind for her money. I will be doing the course with her 3 siblings this next semester.
KELLY L on Dec 1, 2020
Where can I find an answer key for the quizzes in the workbook?
Sarah on Feb 18, 2021
BEST ANSWER: The PDF teacher's guide includes case studies, various activity ideas, and tests.
Can I use use the workbook only? Or do I need to DVD’s
A shopper on Aug 9, 2020
BEST ANSWER: You will need the DVDs as they provide all the instruction.
Is this the 2014 edition?
A shopper on Apr 29, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this one was published in 2014. :-)
does this course count as a highschool consumer math credit?
A shopper on Apr 11, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Although this course covers concepts that are math-related, it doesn't actually require much computation on the student's part. You could not count this as a math class by itself. I called it "Personal Finance" on my boys' transcripts; it was a half-credit elective.
Does this come with the online blended learning site, foundationsU?
A shopper on Aug 23, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You can use foundationsu site for additional money tools and resources for free, but it's separate from the Foundations in Personal Finance course.
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Rated 5 out of 5
A must have for all your people!! This common sense approach works.
September 30, 2020
Purchased
8 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great curriculum! Not sure what the difference is in homeschool and high school versions. Home school version still assumes there are many children in the class. My youth group is enjoying the classes though.
October 23, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Solid and Engaging
All our kiddos are required to take this class. We usually use it when our kids are in 11th or 12 grade. It's a change up from regular math and the kids really enjoy it because it's real life ideas that can be used everyday. It gives a lot of common sense advice on everyday finance that is so important. Some of the content is the presenters opinion, for instance, bargaining to get things as low cost as possible. We live in a small community so tend to pay the price quoted to us in order to bless the business owners in our town and hopefully keep them in business. However, with that said we realize most large towns and cities don't work this way and there is a significant mark up that is probably not needed. Overall this is a wonderful series and would be a benefit for anyone to study.
October 3, 2019
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1 year ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Good but printed on thin paper
Content seems good but the pages are thin, almost like newspaper print.
August 29, 2019
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1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
I love what this course has to offer for young people...and older ones too
December 25, 2018
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over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great financial training for kids!
We loved this the first time, when our older kids took it. Even though the cover says high school, we've used it with middle school ages without problems. A great book.
October 8, 2018
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over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
So far so good.
We are only just starting the course, but we are pleased with the content already.
September 15, 2018
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over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
So excited!!
We are loving this program and I am so excited that my teen will leave my house someday with these skills in their tool belt. What a TRULY life-altering curriculum!!
August 31, 2018
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over 2 years ago


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