In Personal Finance students learn the financial concepts essential for survival in everyday life. Course topics include credit and credit cards, budgeting, saving and borrowing money, checking accounts, income tax, wise use of insurance, investing in the stock market, buying/renting a home, identity theft, and purchasing/financing a car. Students participate in an online stock market simulation to test their aptitude for investing. This course meets the Colorado Financial Literacy Standards requirement and LPSD Financial Literacy Graduation requirement. PPCC Course Credit: FIN 106 Consumer Economics. ***This course fulfills the LPHS financial literacy graduation requirement.