Dollars & Sense


The Dollars & Sense course focuses on consumer practices and responsibilities, a course for virtually everyone. Students will take a look at money-management processes and decision-making skills. In addition, students will learn topics like home and car buying basics, taxes, loans and much more.

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ico_totallessons.svg Total Lessons 32
ico_gradelevel.svg Grade Level 11-12
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ico_assessments.svg Assessments 133
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James Arnold
Banking Professional,

Demeca Hobbs
Personal Banker,

Tyler Marshall
Personal Banker,

Ashley Hanson
Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher, Frenship High School

SAMPLE LESSON | Banking Products & Services

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.


  • Consumer Economic Systems   
  • Inflation
  • Consumer Decision Making      
  • Consumer Rights & Responsibilities    
  • Family Relationships & Management  
  • Technology Implications: Consumer
    & Family
  • Math in Personal Finance
  • Personal Financial Planning     
  • Financial Literacy: Personal Finance Basics
  • Financial Literacy: Getting Organized  
  • Financial Literacy: Credit & Loans
  • Debt & Bankruptcy
  • Financial Literacy: Savings, Loans & Investments
  • Financial Literacy: Retirement & Estate Planning
  • Investments Defined     
  • Insurance: The Basics    
  • Housing Decisions
  • Home-Buying Basics: Understanding the Language
  • Home-Buying Basics      
  • Car-Buying Basics
  • Taxes & Government
  • Exploring Careers: Human Services    
  • Formulas for Career Success: Career Testing
    & Investigation
  • Jobs, Careers & Education         
  • Skills for Real World Survival   
  • Decision Making
  • Management of Energy, Money & Tasks
  • Employability Skills
  • Graduate Tips & Advice: Importance of
    Work Ethic  
  • Teamwork & Collaboration       
  • Citizenship Basics           
  • Introduction to Professional Communication