Ch 3: CSET Business - Personal Finance

About This Chapter

Let us introduce you to the basics of personal finance. The video lessons and self-assessment quizzes in this chapter can prepare you to answer questions about personal finance on the CSET Business Subtest II.

CSET Business - Personal Finance: Chapter Summary

To succeed on the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET) Business Subtest II, you'll need to be familiar with principles and procedures for managing personal finances. This includes knowing how to budget and save and understanding the importance of investing and planning for retirement. Our chapter on personal finance can provide a refresher on these topics and several others. Video lessons included in this chapter cover the following:

  • Personal budgeting
  • Personal banking
  • Saving, investing and retirement planning
  • Consumer credit and debt management
  • Personal income taxes
  • Investment products
  • Factors affecting income from work

This chapter on personal finance includes video lessons and self-assessment quizzes that can help you prepare for the CSET Business Subtest II. The quizzes are designed as a way to gauge your personal finance knowledge before watching the videos, but taking them again after viewing the lessons is recommended to make sure you've fully absorbed the information that's been presented.

CSET Business - Personal Finance Objectives

Passing the CSET Business Single Subject Exam is part of the certification process for prospective secondary school business teachers in California. This exam is divided into three parts, including the CSET Business Subtest II, which measures your proficiency in accounting, finance and economics. Questions on accounting and finance account for 25 of the subtest's 40 multiple-choice questions. You also must answer one constructed-response question, which should take no longer than 15 minutes to complete.

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