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Consumer Economics

Time limit: 182 days
1 credit

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Course Overview

Students learn practical skills of daily economic life, awareness of their own values, and economic decision making. Covers how to use a checking account, figure credit cost, rent an apartment, buy food and clothes wisely, buy a car, buy different kinds of insurance, and pay taxes. Includes a brief introduction to capitalism and consumer rights. This course fulfills the Indiana state standards for the financial literacy requirement.

This course is designed for seniors.

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Required Materials

The following text is required for this course:

Roger LeRoy Miller and Alan D. Stafford. Economic Education for Consumers. 4th Edition. South-Western Educational Pub, 2009. ISBN (978-0538448888)

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