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Personal Finance

  Personal Finance- $12/weekly class minimum suggested donation                         Wednesdays 8:00'9:00 am, rm 5   Teacher: Ana Castro-Eubanks                                                                    anaeubanks@questforeducationsandarts.com 520-664-7468

Personal Finance- $12/weekly class minimum suggested donation                        
Wednesdays 8:00'9:00 am, rm 5

Teacher: Ana Castro-Eubanks                                                                   
anaeubanks@questforeducationsandarts.com
520-664-7468

 Get_the_Job_Note_Taking_Guide by reviewing the Get_a_Job_PPT. (77 pts)

Get_the_Job_Note_Taking_Guide by reviewing the Get_a_Job_PPT. (77 pts)

January 10, 2018

In class:
Today we met our Take-Charge Cat from the University of Arizona. Her name is Carly and she is a sophmore with a Pre.Business and Religious Studies double major.
The students filled out a pre-test for the Take-Charge Cats program.
Lastly, they listened to a PowerPoint Presentation on Paychecks and Getting a Job. These links are similar to the one´s she reviewed in class. As she spoke the students had a Note-Taking Guide to fill out and turn in next week.

Homework:
1)    Complete the Paychecks NTG distributed by the Take-Charge Cat.
2)    Complete the Paycheck_Basics_worksheet.
3)    Complete the Reading a Paycheck worksheet.
4)    Complete the Navigating Paycheck Stubs worksheet.

Next week:
Answer any questions regarding the Take-Charge Cat presentation & begin discussing Spending Plans (budgets).

Items to print:
Paycheck_Basics_worksheet
Reading a Paycheck
Navigating Paycheck Stubs

Spending_Plans_Note_taking_Guide
 Spending_Plans_info_sheet
Spending_Plan_Mission_Home_Front
Spending_Plan_Template
 

January 17, 2018

In class:
Today we reviewed the PowerPoint Presentations on Paychecks and Getting a Job. The students had a Note-Taking Guide to fill out and turn in and we reviewed the additional worksheets to be completed.

Homework:
1)    Complete the Paychecks NTG distributed by the Take-Charge Cat.
2)    Complete the Paycheck_Basics_worksheet.
3)    Complete the Reading a Paycheck worksheet.
4)    Complete the Navigating Paycheck Stubs worksheet.

Next week:
Carly, our Take-Charge Cat will be back to present on Spending Plans (budgets). She will distribute a Note'Taking Guide to complete during class. This may be similar to what you have done, please fill it out as an assignment.

Items to print:
Paycheck_Basics_worksheet
Reading a Paycheck
Navigating Paycheck Stubs

Spending_Plans_Note_taking_Guide
 Spending_Plans_info_sheet
Spending_Plan_Mission_Home_Front
Spending_Plan_Template
 

January 24, 2018

In class:
Carly, our Take-Charge Cat, reviewed a PowerPoint Presentation on Spending Plans. Each student received a Spending Plan NTG to be completed during the presentation.

Homework:
1)    Complete the TCC Spending Plans NTG distributed by the Take-Charge Cat.
2)    Complete the additional Spending Plans Note_taking_Guide by watching the Spending Plan PowerPoint and using the Spending Plans Information Sheet.
3)    Complete the Spending Plan Mission Home Front worksheet.
4)    Create your own Spending Plan Template by altering this Spending Plan Template.

Next week:
Carly, our Take-Charge Cat will be back to present on Spending Plans (budgets). She will distribute a Note'Taking Guide to complete during class. This may be similar to what you have done, please fill it out as an assignment.

Items to print:
Spending_Plans_Note_taking_Guide
Spending_Plans_info_sheet
Spending_Plan_Mission_Home_Front
Spending_Plan_Template 
Choose_to_Save_Note_Taking_Guide
Choose_to_Save_info_Sheet
 Choose_to_Save worksheet

Spending Plans PPT

January 31, 2018

In class:
Today we reviewed the PowerPoint Presentation on Choosing to Save. The students had a Note-Taking Guide to fill out and turn in and we reviewed the additional worksheets to be completed.

Homework:
1)    Complete the Choose_to_Save_Note_Taking_Guide using the Choose_to_Save_info_Sheet and the Choose_to_Save_PPT.
2)    Complete the  Choose_to_Save worksheet
3)    Review the Savings Tools PowerPoint.
4)    Bring questions about Savings-Investing and the AZ Financial Face-Off Competition.

Next week:
Carly, our Take-Charge Cat will be back to present on Saving/Investing. She will distribute a Note-Taking Guide to complete during class. This may be similar to what you have done, please fill it out as an assignment.

Items to print:
Savings Tools Note-Taking Guide
Savings Tools Information Sheet
Savings Tools QUIZ

February 7, 2018

In class:
Carly, our Take-Charge Cat was back to present on Saving/Investing. She distributed the same Note-Taking Guide assigned earlier to complete during class. You only need to fill it out once as an assignment.

Homework:
1)    Complete the Choose_to_Save_Note_Taking_Guide using the Choose_to_Save_info_Sheet and the Choose_to_Save_PPT.
2)    For extra credit complete the My Saving Quest that came with the Note-Taking Guide Carly gave to everyone.
3)    Complete the Savings_Tools_QUIZ  using the Savings_Tools_Info_Sheet and the  Savings_Tools_PPT
3)    If time permits, review the Checking_Account_and_Debit_Card_Simulation_PPT.

Next week:

Items to print:
Extra Credit: My Saving Quest
student_instructions_and_worksheets
Project: Student_Assessment

February 14, 2018

In class:
Today we reviewed the PowerPoint Presentation Checking_Account_and_Debit_Card_Simulation_PPT. The students had a student_instructions_and_worksheets to fill out and turn in and we reviewed the additional Student_Assessment Project to be completed.

Homework:
1)    Complete the student_instructions_and_worksheets using the Checking_Account_and_Debit_Card_Simulation_PPT.
2)    Complete the Student_Assessment Project.
3)    Complete the Credit_Reports_and_Scores_NTG using the Credit_Reports_and_Scores_Info_Sheet and the Credit_Reports_and_Scores_PPT.
4)    Bring questions about Credit Reports and the AZ Financial Face-Off Competition.

In 2 weeks:
Carly, our Take-Charge Cat will be back to present on Credit Reports. She will distribute a Note-Taking Guide to complete during class. This may be similar to what you have done, please fill it out as an assignment.

Items to print:
student_instructions_and_worksheets
Credit_Reports_and_Scores_NTG
Credit_Reports_and_Scores_Info_Sheet
Credit_Reports_and_Scores_QUIZ 
Caroline_Blues_Credit_Report_Worksheet 
Caroline_Blues_Credit_Report

February 28, 2018

In class:
Today we heard a presentation on Credit Reports & Scores by Christian, a new Credit-Wise Cat. The students had the same Note-Taking Guide to fill out that was assigned for homework. This only needs to be filled out once. Come prepared to play outside games next week.

Homework:
1)    Complete the Credit_Reports_and_Scores_QUIZ after studying the Credit_Reports_and_Scores_Info_Sheet and the Credit_Reports_and_Scores_PPT.
2)    Complete Caroline_Blues_Credit_Report_Worksheet using Caroline_Blues_Credit_Report .
3)    Complete the Credit_Basics_NTG using the Credit_Basics_PPT.
4)    Bring questions about Credit Reports and the AZ Financial Face-Off Competition.

Next week:
We will review credit reports while playing Financial Flag Football.
Then review Savings with Financially Savvy Millionaire.
Then review Budgets/Spending Plans with Budget Ball.
Lastly discuss Credit Cards.

Items to print:
Credit_Reports_and_Scores_Info_Sheet
Credit_Reports_and_Scores_QUIZ 
Caroline_Blues_Credit_Report_Worksheet 
Caroline_Blues_Credit_Report
Credit_Basics_NTG

March 7, 2018

In class:
Today we reviewed Spending Plans playing Budget Ball and Credit Reports by playing Financial Flag Football. Thank you Andrew for joining us in the review games. Special thanks to Gianna for evening out our teams.

Homework:
1)    Complete the Credit_Basics_NTG using the Credit_Basics_Info_Sheet and the Credit_Basics_PPT.
2)    Complete Financially Savvy Millionaire online.
3)    Bring credit questions to Carly next week.

Next week:
Carly will be back to talk about Credit Cards.
Bring questions about Credit Reports and Credit Cards. 
Bring questions about the Arizona Financial Face-Off competition on April 7, 2018.

Items to print:
Credit_Basics_NTG
Credit_Basics_Info_Sheet
Credit_Basics_PPT
Financially Savvy Millionaire

March 14, 2018

In class:
Today we heard a presentation on Credit Cards by Carly, our Take Charge Cat. The students had the same Note-Taking Guide to fill out that was assigned for homework. This only needs to be filled out once. Come prepared to play outside games next week.

Homework:
1)  If not done yet, then complete the Credit_Basics_NTG using the Credit_Basics_Info_Sheet and the Credit_Basics_PPT
2)  Complete the Credit Basics Quiz.
3)  Complete the Can They Handle the Debt Worksheet

Next week:
We will review credit reports while playing Financial Flag Football.
Then review Savings with Financially Savvy Millionaire.
Then review Budgets/Spending Plans with Budget Ball.
Lastly discuss Housing, if time permits.

Items to print:
Credit_Basics_NTG
Credit_Basics_Info_Sheet
Can They Handle the Debt Worksheet
Major_Expenditures_NTG

March 21, 2018

March 28, 2018

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April 11, 2018

April 18, 2018

April 25, 2018