Ch 66: NES: Personal Finance

About This Chapter

Get up to speed on personal finance for the National Evaluation Series (NES) Middle Grades Social Science exam with these lessons and practice quizzes.

NES: Personal Finance - Chapter Summary

This chapter helps you brush up on the basics of personal finance for the NES Middle Grades Social Science exam. You'll work through informative lessons that can help you answer NES exam questions on the following topics:

  • Consumer skills
  • Personal financial planning
  • Tax planning for individuals, small businesses and self-employment
  • Investing in stocks and bonds
  • Basics of estate planning

Our instructors make lesson topics easy to get a grasp on with clear explanations and real-world examples. Assess what you know and what you need to work on with practice quizzes and the chapter exam. All of our study tools can be accessed at any time, on any device, so you can study when and where you choose.

NES: Personal Finance Objectives

This chapter is designed to help you study for questions on personal finance, including credit, budgeting and savings, found in the Economics subsection of the NES Middle Grades Social Science exam. This exam section makes up about 12% of the total test score. Get an idea of what to expect as far as personal finance questions with the practice questions included in this chapter.

The NES Middle Grades Social Science exam is part of the certification process for prospective middle school social science teachers in some states. You'll answer 150 multiple-choice questions on history, geography, culture, government and economics. The test lasts three hours and is delivered electronically.

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