February 3 (Wednesday) :: Career Inforgraphic


February 1 (Monday) :: Career Research


January 25 (Monday) :: Setting Financial Goals :: Interpret the role of goal setting as an integral part of financial planning and use SMART - set financial goals.

Decision‐making process
Financial Decision
Short‐term goals
Long‐term goals
Major Decision
Routine Decision
Financial goals
Financial planning
Opportunity cost

  • Complete and submit the Setting Financial Goals note taking guide from the reading (Information sheet) and PowerPoint

Setting Financial Goals.ppsx
Setting Financial Goals Information (reading material)
Setting Financial Goals Note Taking Guide

January 22 (Friday):: Financial Decisions :: Analyze how values, needs, and wants affect individual financial decisions and recognize the impact of individual values on overall well‐being.


  • Complete and submit the Financial Decision Note Taking Guide from the reading material (info sheet) and PowerPoint.
Financial Decision Info Sheet.pdf
Financial Decisions.ppt
Financial Decisions Note Taking Guide.pdf

January 20 (Wednesday) :: Introduction and Making Wise Decisions

Welcome to Career Preparedness.

Career Preparedness is a one-credit course; required for graduation and focuses on three integrated areas of academic planning/career development, financial literacy and technology. Course content ranges from college and career preparation to computer literacy skills to ways to manage personal finance and reduce personal risk. The area of technology is designed to be interwoven throughout course instruction. Mastery of the content standards provides a strong foundation for student acquisition of the skills, attitude and knowledge that enable them to achieve success in school, work and across the life span preparing the students to be college and career ready.

Units Covered:
  • Personal decision-making
  • Academic planning and career development
  • Technology skill applications
  • Managing finances and budgeting
  • Saving and investing
  • Banking and financial institutions
  • Credit and debt
  • Risk management and insurance

Each day access the wiki for assignments. Completed assignments are to be sent directly to me via Ms. Durm.


Making Wise Decisions PowerPoint
Making Wise Decisions Reading Material
Making Wise Decisions Note Taking Guide