Personal Finance and Accounting

live: $ 425

rec.: $ 375

  • Overview
  • Curriculum
  • Teacher

FRIDAY 12:00 - 1:15 pm EST

Prerequisite: None

In this class, students discover how to handle their personal finances and learn about standard accounting practices. The personal finance portion covers financial planning, banking, credit, investing, and protecting your financial future. With accounting, students learn about recording transactions, financial statements, business structures, filing taxes, and more. This life skill class prepares students for the responsibility and benefits of money management. 

Weekly homework reinforces the skills taught in class and the teacher is available during live office hours and by email to assist students. Assignments are graded and students receive a mid-term report as well as a year-end course credit report. Students may take this class for Honors credit. The Honors option costs an additional $25 per class. Be sure to check Honors on the registration form.

  • Books / Textbooks
    • Glencoe Accounting: First Year Course 2006 by McGraw-Hill Education
    • Personal Finance, Student Edition by Les R. Dlabay, et al.
  • Other Materials
    • No other materials required

Katelyn Smidt

Katelyn Smidt has been married to her husband for 4 years. They have a 19 month old son, Tyson and another boy on the way, Gideon. She enjoys volunteering at her church, hanging out with her family, teaching those who are hungry to learn, and being a stay-at-home mommy to her sweet little man. 

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