Personal-Finance

A JA Program for Grades 9 to 12

Canadian youth are growing up in a time in which spending is easier than ever and debt is a way of life.

JA’s Personal Finance program teaches key money-management skills, including smart spending, budgeting, saving and using credit. Students learn key elements of personal finance by participating in fun, relevant activities they can apply to lifelong financial success.

Students will
  • Recognize the role income plays in personal finances
  • Discover the importance of planning their financial decisions
  • Identify high-dollar items and unexpected costs requiring savings
  • Learn the importance of making and keeping a spending plan
  • Consider the types of expenditures that might go into a monthly budget
  • Express the need to make good credit decisions to avoid costly consequences
  • Assess potential risks to their personal finances
  • Learn preventative methods to limit potential losses
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