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Consumer Education And Economics, Student Edition

Consumer Education And Economics, Student Edition

Grade Levels: 9 - 11
By Ross Lowe and Charles Malouf and Annette Jacobson
Copyright: 2008
Publication Date: December 27, 2006
MHID: 0078767806
ISBN 13: 9780078767807

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New Features

Reading with Purpose features build reading skills. Students learn to define vocabulary, visualize ideas, paraphrase chapter content, and create outlines.

Savvy Consumer features guide students in applying their knowledge as they analyze actual situations.

Contemporary content includes changes and developments in health care systems, consumer laws, and the continued growth of Internet resources.

Skill development focuses on critical thinking, decision-making, problem solving, and resource management.

Economic Impact & Issues features explore how events impact the economy with issues such as the cost of college, consumer confidence, saving for retirement, and insuring against disaster.

InfoSource features help students develop essential consumer skills of finding and utilizing print and online resources for reliable information.

Dollars and Sense features provide practical tips to help students make the most of their money.

Consumer Education And Economics, Student Edition

UNIT 1 - PREPARING FOR CONSUMER CHOICES

Chapter 1 - Consumer Powers & Protections

Chapter 2 - Consumer Management Skills

Chapter 3 - Responsible Choices

Chapter 4 - Career Decisions

UNIT 2 - UNDERSTANDING ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES

Chapter 5 - The U.S. Economic System

Chapter 6 - The Health of the Economy

Chapter 7 - Global Economics

UNIT 3 - MANAGING YOUR MONEY

Chapter 8 - Income and Taxes

Chapter 9 - Financial Planning

Chapter 10 - Banking

Chapter 11 - Consumer Credit

UNIT 4 - BUILDING FINANCIAL SECURITY

Chapter 12 - Savings

Chapter 13 - Investments

Chapter 14 - Insurance

UNIT 5 - BECOMING A SMART SHOPPER

Chapter 15 - Persuasion in the Marketplace

Chapter 16 - Shopping Skills

UNIT 6 - MAKING SPENDING DECISIONS

Chapter 17 - Technology Products

Chapter 18 - Clothing and Grooming

Chapter 19 - Transportation

Chapter 20 - Recreation

Chapter 21 - Food and Nutrition

Chapter 22 - Health Care

Chapter 23 - Housing and Furnishings