ERIC Number: ED181238
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Your Money Matters. A Self-Study Program for Consumers.
Matejic, Denise M.
This consumer's (or student's) guide for a home-study money management curriculum is divided into five units of study: (1) financial planning; (2) coping with credit; (3) protection through life insurance; (4) financial aspects of housing; and (5) making your money grow. Each unit contains fact sheets, charts, and quizzes. The fact sheets in unit 1 cover guidelines for personal and family spending, budget planning, and taking financial inventory. The fact sheets in unit 2 cover different forms of credit, how to establish a credit rating, how to handle debt, buying a car on credit, and how credit laws protect the consumer. Basic types of insurance policies and guidelines for choosing a policy which matches individual needs is covered in unit 3. Unit 4 discusses various factors involved in purchasing a house, alternative housing options, homeowner's insurance, and types of mortgages. Finally, the fact sheets in unit 5 discuss establishing a personal or family savings plan, different ways to save, different methods of investment, and related information and protection for the consumer. A teacher's guide (CE 023 727) accompanies this document. (BM)
Descriptors: Adults, Budgeting, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Credit (Finance), Home Study, Housing, Independent Study, Instructional Materials, Insurance, Investment, Learning Activities, Money Management, Outreach Programs
New Jersey Cooperative Extension Service, Publications Distribution Center, Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 ($6.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Extension Service (USDA), Washington, DC. Science and Education Administration.
Authoring Institution: Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Cooperative Extension Service.
Note: For related documents see CE 023 725-729. Parts of this document may not reproduce well due to colored pages.