• Dear Parents/Guardians,
     
      This class uses Schoology, an online learning management system, to update students of the most current assignments and information.  Please ask your child for access information into Schoology so you can see their class information.  Schoology transforms my classroom into a thriving digital ecosystem. Everything students, faculty, and parents need is in one easy-to-use platform. Teach, learn, communicate, share, and collaborate anytime and on any device.  If you have any questions on how to log into Schoology or your child’s assignments/progress, please contact me.  
     
    Link to Schoology

     In addition, this class uses Powerschool to update students of the most current assignments and information.  Parents may log into Powerschool through Parent Portal to see their child’s grades and assignments.  If you have any questions on how to log into Parent Portal or your child’s assignments/progress, please contact me.  
     
    Link to Powerschool 
     
    As always, please contact with me any questions or concerns.
    Looking forward to a successful year!
     
     
    Contact Information
     
    jwitkowski@pgsd.org
     
    (610)326-5106
    Ex. 6619
     
     

    Ch 1 Decision Making

                -Spending Plans

     

    Ch 2 Making Money

                -Careers

                -Resume

                -Interviewing

                -Pay Stubs

     

    Ch 3 Budgeting

                -Financial Goals (long tern)

     

    Ch 4 Living on your own

                -Taxes

                -Rent

                -Lease

                -Bills

                -Insurance

     

    Ch 5 Buying a Home

                -Renting vs Buying

                -Mortgage

     

    Ch 6 Banking

                -Bank Services

                -Checking Accounts

                -Debit Cards

     

    Ch 7 Credit

                -Understanding Credit

                -Establishing Credit

     

    Ch 8 Credit Cards

                -Types

                -Shop for Credit Cards

                -Overextending Credit

     

     

     

     

    Ch 9 Car Loans

                -Shopping

                -Warranty

                -Cosigner

                -Car Insurance

    -Repo

    -Leasing

     

    Ch 10 Advertising

                -Advertising Techniques

                -Deceptive Advertising

                -Unsupported Claims

     

    Ch 11 Consumer Awareness

                -Decision Making

                -Shopping Charts

                -Scams

                -Federal and Private Sources for Consumer Information

     

    Ch 12 Saving and Investing

                -Short and Long-Term Budgeting Goals

                -Different Saving Methods

                -Different Investment Vehicles

                -Investment Fraud

     

    Ch 13 In Trouble

                -Credit Trouble

                -First Step if You Can’t Pay a Bill

                -Credit Repair

                -Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

                -Credit Repair

                -Wage Garnishment

                -Bankruptcy

     

    Ch 14 Consumer Privacy

                -Federal Laws

                -Removing Name from a List

                -Obtaining a Credit Report