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Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance for High Schoolers

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Does your high school student know how to deal with money effectively?

Have you made money mistakes you’d like to help your teen avoid?

Want to set your teen up for lifelong money success?


Set them up for a lifetime of money habits!


Give your teen the leg up to start off their adult life with money skills

most of us learned the hard way 

(or perhaps are still learning the hard way).


Your teen doesn’t have to make the same mistakes most Americans are making with their money!


Empower them with Dave Ramsey’s proven personal finance principles. 

Foundations in Personal Finance: High School Edition for Self-Study will teach your teen everything they need to know to live free of debt and stress.

They’ll learn how to save, budget, spend wisely, invest, and build wealth so they can live generously.


Course Features

  • This a self-paced course that is completely online.
  • It does not require an instructor. 
  • It has 23 auto-graded assessments plus pre- and post-assessments.
  • It meets standards in all 50 states as well as all Jump$tart national standards
  • Works on desktops, laptops, or tablets.
  • You don’t have to be an expert because Dave Ramsey and his expert team provide video lessons with all the content. Learn along with your student!
  • There are tools and financial calculators provided. 
  • Multiple activities within each chapter reinforce the lessons taught in the video lessons.
  • This course contains more than 90 hours of curriculum. Designed to be a ½ credit course.
  • Designed for 9th-12th grades, although college students could benefit.This course contains more than 90 hours of curriculum. It is designed as a robust ½ credit course.


Foundations in Personal Finance Course Overview

Foundations in Personal Finance is divided into four units, each with 3 chapters taught by Dave Ramsey and his team of experts. Chapters are broken down into segments that are no more than 15 minutes in length.

UNIT 1: Saving and Budgeting

» Chapter 1: Introduction to Personal Finance

Introduces the topic of personal finance, explores the evolution of the American credit industry, and highlights the importance of both knowledge and behavior when it comes to managing money.

» Chapter 2: Saving

Emphasizes the importance of saving and explains the three reasons to save: emergencies, large purchases and wealth building.

» Chapter 3: Budgeting

Explores the purpose and process of writing a budget and the basics of banking, including balancing and reconciling a checking account.

UNIT 2: Credit and Debt

» Chapter 4: Debt

Identifies the devastating costs of using debt as a financial tool, debunks credit myths, explains the elements of a credit score, identifies organizations that maintain consumer credit records, and summarizes major consumer credit laws.

» Chapter 5: Life After High School

Explores 21st-century post-secondary education and career options, highlights the importance of avoiding debt as a young adult, and explains how to cash flow a college education.

» Chapter 6: Consumer Awareness

Identifies factors that influence consumer behavior and the effect of inflation on buying power.


UNIT 3: Financial Planning and Insurance

» Chapter 7: Bargain Shopping

Highlights the importance of bargain shopping as part of a healthy financial plan and identifies important negotiation strategies.

» Chapter 8: Investing and Retirement

Establishes basic investing guidelines, describes and compares various types of investments, and identifies elements of employer benefits and retirement plans.

» Chapter 9: Insurance

Identifies the purpose of financial risk management as well as the appropriate and most cost-effective risk management strategies.

UNIT 4: Income, Taxes, and Giving

» Chapter 10: Money and Relationships

Identifies the differences among people’s values and attitudes as they relate to money and highlights communication strategies for discussing financial issues.

» Chapter 11: Careers and Taxes

Examines the importance of pursuing a career in line with your strengths, the elements of effective goal setting, the best practices of successful people, and types of income and taxes.

» Chapter 12: Giving

Highlights the importance of giving of your time, talents and money in order to serve others and leave a lasting legacy.


Bonus Chapter: Global Economics


Is your teen a budding entrepreneur? You may also want to check out Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Entrepreneurship to give them to skills and confidence to successfully start their own business.


Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance self-paced independent study course for high school students.

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