The Decision‐Making Process
Apply decision‐making strategies to various personal and community financial scenarios.
a. Discuss how factors such as needs, wants, habits, values, risks, economic influences and current financial situation affect decisions.
b. Identify and role‐play various scenarios using decision‐making strategies such as agonizing, procrastination, spontaneity, compliance and security.
c. Analyze the effectiveness of various decision‐making strategies applied to various personal and community financial scenarios.
d. Discuss how different decision‐making strategies may be used for various personal or community financial situations
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Investigate methods for handling and storing personal and financial information securely.
b. Recognize when personal information (e.g., social insurance number, account numbers, passwords, passport information and personal address/location) should remain confidential.
c. Identify how documents that contain sensitive information may be stored and protected using various tools and techniques such as a safety deposit box, a fire proof safe, a secured electronic folder and shredding.
Credit Reports and Credit Scores
Investigate factors that influence one’s credit file
f. Discuss steps for preventing and dealing with identify theft and credit fraud.
h. List factors such as pre‐approved credit or credit checks that may impact one’s credit score.
Examine the components and legalities of financial contracts.
a. Provide examples of common financial contracts for goods and services such as cell phones, gaming program purchases and related electronic devices, vehicles, credit cards, warranties, housing, lines of credit and loans.
b. Identify the components of a financial contract (e.g., legal names and addresses of all parties; clear, detailed description of the goods or services to be provided; price and payment terms; and responsibilities).
d. Discuss the rights and responsibilities of the signatories of a financial contract.