Personal Financial Literacy

Personal Finance Textbook

Financial Literacy Curriculum

Teach your students the principles for taking control of their financial future!

Personal Financial Literacy, 3rd edition, published by Pearson, teaches students the essential financial management skills they need to succeed in college and careers. The program also provides insight into a variety of careers and meets the standards for the Personal Financial Responsibility as well as the General Financial Literacy certifications offered through YouScience™.


Features of the 3rd Edition

Chapter Openers
career moment

Chapter Openers

Each chapter begins with a thought-provoking Essential Question that gives a high-level perspective to the topic of the chapter. Learning Objectives and Key Terms prepare students to better understand key concepts. 

Career Moment

Numerous features throughout the text engage students and extend learning beyond the core instruction. The Career Moment feature highlights careers in the financial industry as well as providing an overview and salary information for a variety of other professions.  


Math Reinforcement & Checkpoints

Math Reinforcement & Checkpoints

Math for Personal Finance provides additional math instruction and practice to help students be proficient in personal finance math problems. The program also includes video support for teachers with limited math backgrounds. Checkpoint questions throughout the chapter ensure that the student is on track before moving on to the next topic.  

Life Applications

Life Applications

The Life Applications feature puts personal finance concepts into a real-world context. 


End-of-Chapter Review

The end-of-chapter features summarize the key concepts from the chapter, provide a review of the vocabulary and an assessment of students’ basic understanding of the material. Other end of chapter features include a variety of projects to be done in small groups, teams or as an entire class. Test Prep Questions prepare students for the assessments in the Test Bank. 


Now including MyLab® Personal Financial Literacy from Pearson


MyLab® Personal Financial Literacy

This robust, online learning platform provides students and teachers the tools they need to succeed in any learning environment. For the student, the online course provides the full Student Edition eText, interactive and automatically graded activities, study tools and assessments.


For the teacher, the platform enables you to customize instruction through individual or class-level announcements and assignments, as well as automatically track student and class progress. 

Watch an overview of the full program.


Discipline: Career & Technical Education

Copyright: 2019

Grade(s): 9 - 12

Delivery Method: Blended (Print & Digital)

Device: Tablet, Computer

Operating System: Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS

Funding Sources: Carl D. Perkins, ESSER

Personal Financial Literacy, Third Edition

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