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Foundations in Personal Finance: Middle School Edition for Homeschool Teacher/Student Pack

Transform the Way Students Approach Money

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Thanks to intentional homeschool parents like you, teens across the country have learned the truth about debt, how to make a budget that works, and how investing early will help them build wealth for the future. Foundations in Personal Finance: Middle School Edition for Homeschool will keep your students engaged with its eye-catching design and unique teaching examples. It contains everything you need—saving you time and fully preparing you to teach the materials. The curriculum includes a student text, teacher resources, and video lessons by our Foundations team.

Our team includes #1 bestselling authors and dynamic speakers Rachel Cruze, Anthony ONeal and Dave Ramsey. The Foundations team serves as the financial experts for you, using humor and true stories to educate and reinforce the money principles taught in the lessons. Our blended learning website, foundationsU, also includes a deeper dive into some of the teen entrepreneur stories featured in the curriculum.

As a precursor to Foundations in Personal Finance: High School Edition for Homeschool, this curriculum offers timely and relevant personal finance lessons for your middle school students.


Curriculum Features:

  • Includes video content on DVD, teacher resources on CD-ROM, and 1 Student Text
  • Stand-alone chapters that can be used in any order
  • Over three hours of video instruction given by the Foundations team of experts
  • Scripture reference guide for additional study of biblical teaching related to finances
  • Case studies to engage students in real-world application of financial principles
  • Parent guide to encourage ongoing interaction with financial topics
  • Pre- and post-tests for the course as a whole, as well as a summative assessment
  • Aligned with the National Standards for Financial Literacy


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  • Chapter 1: Saving & Budgeting
  • Chapter 2: Credit & Debit
  • Chapter 3: Education, Careers, & Entrepreneurship
  • Chapter 4: Income, Taxes, & Giving
  • Chapter 5: Global Economics
  • Chapter 6: Marketing & Consumerism

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What is Foundations in Personal Finance: Middle School Edition?

Foundations in Personal Finance is the premier curriculum for teaching middle school students about money. This supplemental curriculum (designed by teachers for teachers) consists of six stand-alone chapters featuring 22 lessons, which weave together humor and real-life stories to educate and reinforce sound principles for managing money.

How is the Middle School Edition different than the High School Edition?

Think of the Middle School Edition as a simplified introduction to the High School Edition! The Middle School Edition will break down topics like money and relationships, debt, saving, and investing in a way that’s relevant and applicable to students in grades 6 through 8. The High School Edition, geared toward 9-12th graders, takes those concepts to the next level to help them get ready for life after graduation.

What are the benefits of Foundations in Personal Finance?

The most important benefit is that students are empowered and equipped to make smart financial decisions! Teens who have taken Foundations in Personal Finance have gone on to do things like buy their first car with cash, save up a $500 emergency fund, and graduate from college completely debt-free! These students took the lessons to heart and changed their lives because of it.

How much class time is needed?

Foundations in Personal Finance: Middle School Edition has syllabi options for 6-,9-, or 18-week terms. This means you can customize the classroom experience to meet your specific needs.

How does Foundations in Personal Finance correlate to my state’s standards and benchmarks?

This curriculum meets all national and state standards and benchmarks for personal finance. Click here for a correlation to the standards in your particular state.

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