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CTE/Family & Consumer Sciences Education Curriculum
Adult Roles and Financial Literacy
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Strand 3
Students will identify and explain the process of budgeting, consumer rights and responsibilities and effective practices for purchasing consumer goods and services.
Standard 2
Students will describe the rights and responsibilities of buyers and sellers under consumer protection laws. (GFL 4.4)
 
  • Consumer Products Laws & Agencies
    Students will understand the rights and responsibilities of buyers and sellers, the process of comparison-shopping, consumer protection laws, and agencies.
  • Excessive Debt
    Students will learn about debt and the actions consumers can take in response to excessive debt and collection practices.
  • Financial Contracts
    Students will understand the importance of financial contracts (e.g., disclosure information, grace period, payment penalties, methods of interest calculation).
  • Financial Scams and Schemes
    Students will understand ways to avoid financial scams and schemes designed to defraud consumers.
  • Identity Theft and Fraud
    Students will understand the threat of identity theft and how to avoid it, including how to keep Social Security numbers secure and how to dispose of outdated documents.

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