Explore the purposes of money.
Apply decision-making strategies to various personal and community financial scenarios.
Develop personal goals using a variety of goal-setting models or approaches.
Investigate methods for handling and storing personal and financial information securely.
Apply the concept of net worth to variousscenarios.
Examine the principles of budgeting.
Develop and analyze monthly and annual spending plans based on income and expense tracking.
Create and evaluate a fictional or confidential personal spending plan.
Examine basic services typically provided by financial institutions for accessing and managing personal finances.
Assess factors that influence selection of a financial institution.
Explore documents and processes used to conduct and monitor common financial transactions.
Explore the attributes and uses of cheques.
Maintain accurate financial records.
Examine the use of pre-authorized payments and direct deposits.
Assess how to find credible sources of financial advice.
Examine non-employment sources of income.
Investigate taxes paid by individuals in Saskatchewan.
Examine the relationship between taxation and First Nations people in Saskatchewan and Canada.
Investigate personal income tax.
Research different ways to earn an income.
Assess the financial, ethical and legal implications associated with different methods of paying for work.
Examine the components of a pay stub.
Analyze how transactions for goods and services occur.
Explore career options to support one’s desired lifestyle goals.
Evaluate the viability of one’s chosen career to support one’s desired future lifestyle.
Investigate leaves from work in Saskatchewan and their potential impact on finances.
Assess the value of retirement planning as part of a personal financial plan.
Examine the concept of interest.
Explore options for funding post-secondary education and training.
Investigate various types of credit and credit products available to individuals.
Investigate factors that influence one’s credit file.
Analyze the history of credit.
Explore the process of obtaining credit including the role of down payments and credit calculations.
Explore how various perspectives affect an individual’s attitudes towards credit.
Investigate different types of payment cards.
Examine the components and legalities of financial contracts.
Investigate the process of negotiating and obtaining a mortgage.
Analyze the use and potential overuse of credit by individuals.
Examine the processes of and alternatives to personal bankruptcy in Saskatchewan.
Examine various cell phone plans.
Differentiate between buying, renting, and leasing.
Investigate the processes for buying and leasing a vehicle.
Assess factors involved in renting a home.
Assess factors involved in purchasing a home.
Examine the principles of saving money.
Differentiate between saving and investing.
Explore investment criteria.
Investigate stock markets and investment options.
Compare various investment vehicles.
Research ethical and socially responsible investment opportunities.
Construct an investment portfolio that includes short-, medium- and long-term investment goals.
Explore the importance of protection against potential financial loss.
Examine the processes for purchasing insurance policies and for filing insurance claims.
Explore giving to registered charities, non-profit organizations and worthy causes as part of one’s financial plan.
Examine the work of registered charities, non-profit organizations and worthy causes.
Collaborate to plan and implement a fundraising project in one’s community or school.
Explore economic factors that impact personal or community financial decisions.
Examine the impact of investing on the local, provincial and national economies.
Explore the financial risks associated with frauds, phishing and scams.
Investigate foreign exchange.
Investigate career opportunities in the financial industry in Saskatchewan and Canada.
Prepare for the work placement.
Prepare for the work placement.
Participate in a work placement experience.
Participate in a work placement experience.
Relate one’s work placement experience to personal and career goals.
Relate one’s work placement experience to personal and career goals.