Fort Dodge Community School District

Sign Up for TK-8 Grade Welcome Conference/Orientation

School Starts August 27

Course Description:

Topics addressed are hourly wages, salary, net pay, cash purchases, checking accounts, savings accounts, charge accounts, loans, owning an automobile, modes of transportation, leisure and recreation, buying a house, housing costs, energy, personal services, nutrition, home budgeting, taxes, insurance, investments, and economics.

Prerequisites:

Must be a junior or senior.

Textbook Used:

Harmeyer, K., (2003) Consumer mathematics, Circle Plaines, MN, AGS Publishing
 
Units Covered:

  • Earning Money
  • Buying Food
  • Buying Clothes
  • Buying and Maintaining a Car
  • Working with Food
  • Traveling
  • Budgeting Your Money
  • Banking and Investing
  • Taxes
  • Housing Options

 

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