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8th Grade (SST) Social Studies
Economics Standard

SST-08.E.07 Evaluate the elements of responsible personal finance.


  • SST-08.E.07.1 Evaluate career choices and the effect on the standard of living.
  • SST-08.E.07.2 Evaluate the effect of taxes and other factors on income.
  • SST-08.E.07.3 Develop short- and long-term financial goals.
  • SST-08.E.07.4 Analyze the cost and benefits of different types of credit and debt; and the rights and responsibilities of borrowers.
  • SST-08.E.07.5 Develop strategies to avoid and manage debt effectively.

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