I am sorry this class is no longer offered in 2019! Please contact Scott Waller if you have any questions. Swaller@gonzaga.org Personal Finance: Have you wanted to take Mr. Every's Personal Finance class during the school year but been unable to fit it into your schedule? Here's your chance to learn some key life skills this summer! The class will cover topics such as good and bad spending habits, the value of saving, budgeting, setting SMART financial goals, and making good financial decisions for major purchases/commitments such as cell phone plans, cars and homes. We'll also cover borrowing, simple and compound interest, investing, long term financial planning, financial services, insurance, and taxes. We'll examine the cost of living in Washington, DC as well as "Life Below the Line," an in-depth look at the root causes of poverty in DC and beyond. This course promises to provide you with skills and knowledge that will have practical impacts for your life well into the future.