Taking Charge of Your Economic Future reviews
Touchstones took a while to be graded.
This course honestly has changed my life for the better. I will now be fighting to make this course a graduation requirement at EVERY high school in this country! I should have learned this information 10 years ago. So happy and grateful that I took this course. The touchstones were very insightful and I will be using them to make sure I succeed in all of my financial goals this year. My financial literacy has definitely increased dramatically after taking this course. I loved the attached videos as well, they were very relatable.
Easy and fun
This should be a mandatory class in high school as it covers a broad spectrum of financial topics every adult should know, whether they go to college or not. Enjoyable class, and for adult learners, probably covers much of what you now know, some of which you may have learned the hard way. Highly recommend everyone take this class.
It was a very educational course. The instructor was kind and constructive. Overall, I’d absolutely recommend taking it. (:
I believe I learned a great deal in this course.
Great course overall! Just one small thing: touchstone says to submit the file in pdf but only accepts doc format.
Difficult course, almost didnt pass, the first touchstone is pretty simple, but the second one can be confusing, take your time with it.
Take Taking Charge of Your Economic Future online at your own pace
Discover the tools and skills necessary to plan for your financial future in this self-paced, online course. Take up to two Sophia courses at a time for just $79 a month.
ACE Credit®-recommended for 3.0 semester credits
With every dollar you spend, save, or invest, you deserve to know that you are making the best financial decisions in today's economy. Knowing what drives the economy can help you understand all aspects of life, including jobs, income, consumer prices, trade, and overall prosperity. In Sophia's Taking Charge of Your Economic Future course, you will explore key concepts of economics and personal finance. You will learn how to reason with an economic mindset, use tools for financial analysis, and develop skills to plan for your future.
Assessments and grading
This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 12 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes), 4 Milestone assessments (these are like tests), and 2 Touchstone assessments (these are written assignments) with an overall score of 70% or better.
At the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
- Explain economic factors that impact financial decisions
- Identify productivity strategies that allow you to reflect on priorities and adjust financial plans when necessary
- Explain the purpose of borrowing money, including benefits and drawbacks relating to your financial health
- Explain the rationale for investing and saving money using information from a financial plan
- Align financial information to long-term goals and desired outcomes
- Apply strategies in agility that can help you adjust priorities if your financial plan is compromised
- Interpret visually communicated financial information
- Identify the necessary information and steps to conduct a financial analysis
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