With the increasing debt loads of students and the rising number of personal bankruptcies, the need for financial management skills is greater than ever. This course has been created in order to address this growing concern, and to provide students with a broad base of knowledge and skills related to personal financial management.

The areas covered in the course are relevant to high school students and cover issues and topics they will encounter in the future - whether they decide to pursue post‐secondary education or enter the workforce. This course seeks to give students the knowledge and skills they need to be financially literate, and to operate successfully in the business world, and their personal lives.