Personal Finance: Companion Textbook for Budget Challenge

Personal Finance: Companion Textbook for Budget Challenge

by Timothy Lambrecht
Personal Finance: Companion Textbook for Budget Challenge

Personal Finance: Companion Textbook for Budget Challenge

by Timothy Lambrecht


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Personal Finance is the comprehensive companion textbook for Budget Challenge, the award-winning, real-time financial literacy simulation used by over 850,000 students and over 10,000 teachers. Highly relevant topics, student-focused narrative, section pre-reading questions, and charts, graphics and text using the latest data make Personal Finance the most relevant and compelling financial literacy textbook available. End-of-chapter questions focus on application and higher-order thinking skills with Math, ELA, and In the Sim extension questions and activities for each chapter. The seventeen chapters include Keys to Financial Success, Playing Budget Challenge, Employment, Banking, Loans and Credit Cards, Savings and Investing, Investing for Retirement, Purchasing and Consumer Protection, Buying or Leasing a Vehicle, Housing, Insurance and Managing Risk: Motor Vehicle and Property, Insurance and Managing Risk: Health, Life and Disability, Building and Managing Credit, Data Security, Taxes, The Next Steps, and Paying for College. Budget Challenge meets state standards for financial literacy or personal finance. State standards correlation document available on request. Available companion teacher guide includes lesson suggestions, content area vocabulary, answer keys, and additional reproducible student resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781736123324
Publisher: Budget Challenge
Publication date: 01/01/2022
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.73(d)

About the Author

Tim has thirty-one years of experience as a high school teacher, administrator, and coach including twenty-four years teaching financial literacy. He was also adjunct faculty at Alma College teaching Social Studies Methods and Macroeconomics for eighteen years. His extensive involvement in curriculum and assessment includes establishing state standards, developing curriculum and creating social studies assessments for five different state examinations. His numerous teaching awards include Sallie Mae Top 100 First-Year Teachers in the United States, Michigan Social Studies Teacher of the Year, Michigan Economics Teacher of the Year, Alma College Favorite Teacher Award, and Regional Semi-Finalist in the NASDAQ NCEE National Teaching Awards. He has served on numerous boards and committees dealing with education, finance, and philanthropy. Tim is currently the Director of Education at Budget Challenge.
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