Life Skills for Student Success: Achieving Financial Literacy
- Publish Date: 2011-07-12
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Bill Pratt;Mark C. Weitzel;Len Rhodes
Life Skills for Student Success: Achieving Financial Literacy is a personal finance book for all students of any major. Students will learn about everyday personal finance situations such as: how to buy a car, how to handle credit cards, how to rent or buy a house, what to expect their first day on the job when it comes to paperwork, and much more. Financial literacy is important for any student to wants to be successful during college and into their career. This book shows students how the decisions they make in college now will affect their careers in the future. They are taught how to make the most of college and how to minimize their costs. Students will also learn the most effective ways to pay for college, and what to expect when it comes to student loans including their repayment options and responsibilities. This textbook is ideal for: * First Year Experience courses and programs * Implementing a new personal finance course on campus * Reviving an existing personal finance course * Student Success programs, such as TRIO * Family and consumer science courses Life Skills for Student Success enhances college success, student retention and student financial literacy. The authors have made a commitment to be an active resource for instructors and colleges that adopt the text. They can assist with proposals of a new course on campus, through the implementation and growth of the course, as well as other financial literacy initiatives. PowerPoint(R) presentations and other classroom ancillary materials will be available to make the transition to this education package even easier.