(Consumers' Association of Canada, Alberta)

Alberta Consumers' Association

Alberta Curriculum Linkages-Career and Life Management 20 (Senior High) /16 (Revised 1989) Alberta Learning, Alberta, Canada

The Alberta Consumers' Association site provides links to information resources that can be used to meet the Calm 20 learning objective "develops survival skills related to consumer interactions in the marketplace" of  the core theme, Independent Living.  In addition most of the learning objectives of the optional module, Consumer and Investment Choices, can be met by using resources available through this site.  Some activities that use the site to meet learning objectives are suggested.  If you would like to add an activity to this site, send it to Larry Phillips


Core Theme E: Independent Living

Theme Objective

The student: develops survival skills related to consumer interactions in the marketplace.

Financial Institutions

Consumer Advocacy
Module 3: Consumer and Investment Choices

Module Objectives

The student:
  • develops skills and knowledge to improve consumer and investment decision making
  • identifies strategies that allow wise use of financial and personal resources for immediate and deferred wants and needs
  • recognizes the rights and responsibilities involved in consumer and investment decisions
  • increases ability to modify consumer and investment plans in response to changes in goals, lifestyle and access to resources
  • improves ability to communicate concerns, and to make plans related to consumer and investment choices.
  • Financial Goal Setting
    Activities:
    Personal Financial Considerations Activityies:
      The information needed to complete this activity can be found using the Consumer Information link.
    Types of Investment Activities:
     

    The information needed to complete this activity can be found using the Consumer Information link.


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