AAFCS Pre-PAC Correlation - Personal and Family Finance

Dollars and Sense

Outline of Course TEKS
Importance of Financial Planning
Importance of financial planning 3 (A)
Management of Resources
Effective management and decision-making skills 1 (E); 2 (B)
Management of time, energy, and money 1 (C); 2 (A-C)
Setting goals 2 (C); 3 (A)
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FREE! - Time value of money 3 (C-D, L)
Financial statements 3 (A, C-D, F, L)
Government’s role in personal finance 3 (L); 6 (B)
Consequences of Economic Decisions
Consequence of career choice 2 (D); 8 (B)
Expenditures 2 (D)
Impact of media and technology on consumer decisions 2 (E)
Economic rights of the consumer 2 (A); 6 (A)
Savings
Cash management 3 (D, G-H)
Debt
Be a low-risk borrower 3 (B)
Cost of credit 3 (B-C)
Specific types of debt 3 (B-C)
Credit problems and bankruptcy 3 (C, I)
Big-Ticket Purchases
Big purchases (other than houses) 2 (D)
Housing 4 (A-C)
Investments
Investment basics 3 (E)
Financial markets and institutions 3 (E); 6 (A)
Types of investments 3 (E)
Investment portfolio 3 (E)
Protecting Your Wealth
Insurance 3 (J)
Important documents and records 3 (F, K)
Retirement 3 (D)
Environment
The environment and family and consumer resources 5 (A-D)
Careers
Careers 8 (A-D)
Business communication skills 1 (A)

Contributors

  • Iva Beck, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • Marianna Graves, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • Donna Stone, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • Deena Katz, CFP, Associate Professor, Texas Tech University
  • Nathan Harness, CFP, Assistant Professor, TAMU Commerce
  • Arlene Spearman, former Associate Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Cari Collins, Curriculum Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Patti Rambo, former Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Derrick Pedersen, IT Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Becky Martinez, Business Coordinator, Editor, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Victoria Patton, Student Assistant, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences