This course provides an understanding of the topics of finance while reinforcing concepts and skills in the high school mathematics standards.  This course aligns to at least the Algebra I standards.   The finance topics may include:  income and careers; money management; credit and debt; and savings and investing.  Topic sections cover:  personal income, business ownership; budget; taxes; insurance; credit cards; buying verses leasing, mortgages; rent; credit ratings; bankruptcy, bank and brokerage accounts; interest rates; stocks and bonds; retirement; pensions; inheritance; and government financing.  The Standards for Mathematical Practice apply throughout this course and, together with the content standards, prescribe mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes sense of problem situations.