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Certificate of Completion (non-credit)


The Financial Literacy Certificate of Completion prepares students to begin college courses in finance as well as for jobs in banking and finance and other jobs that require knowledge of basic financial principles. Students learn financial literacy skills related to managing small business and personal finances, such as budgeting, tracking spending and investing, creating and achieving financial goals, insurance, credit, debt, compound interest, time value of money, tax planning, and investing in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, real estate, and other financial securities. Students learn to use mathematics to solve typical business problems including simple and compound interest, installment sales, trade and cash discounts, markup percent, pricing, discounting notes and drafts, depreciation, taxes, insurance, statistics, stocks and bonds, and distribution of ownership and profits. Students also learn to use technology including Quicken to track, organize, and manage finances.

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