The first unit of Personal Finance will focus on making money. The student will complete both a Resume and Cover Letter that could be used for a job interview. The first step in becoming financially responsible and independent is to earn money. Furthermore, students will calculate Gross paychecks as well as research different companies that they may want to work at one day. Unit 1 will consist of Chapters 1 and 2 in our textbook, and materials from other resources.