Analyze how individuals and families make choices to satisfy needs and wants.

Evaluate the need for personal and family financial planning.

Apply management principles to individual and family financial practices.

Apply strategies to reduce the risk of consumer fraud.

Analyze the role of media in consumer advocacy.

Analyze practices that allow families to maintain economic self-sufficiency.

Analyze factors that influence establishing and maintaining a good credit rating and the effect of credit ratings on rates and terms for credit and insurance.

Demonstrate transferable and employability skills in school, community, and workplace settings.

Demonstrate job seeking and job keeping skills

Apply consumer skills to decisions about housing, utilities, and furnishings.


Apply consumer skills to acquire and maintain transportation that meets the needs of individuals and family members


Summarize information about procuring and maintaining health care to meet the needs of individuals and family members.