Personal and Family Finance

Welcome to Mrs. Ausman's
Personal and Family Finance!

Why do we pay taxes? How do credit cards work? Learn proper money management skills and how to achieve financial success in this one-semester course. Find out how to avoid common financial mistakes, how to invest in your future, and how to manage your personal and family finances effectively. This course provides elective credit only.


Let's talk MONEY! 

***Please check my pace chart below to see the NEW questions for all written assignments!***

Contact Information:
Phone: (239) 823-2565 (Call/Text)
Phone Hours: 7am - 8pm Monday - Friday
Academic Day Hours: By Appointment Only 

LVS Vision

To be a globally competitive virtual school providing quality, student centered education which develops model citizens using challenging, innovative and active learning.

LVS Mission

The mission of Lee Virtual School is to expand access for all students to rigorous, relevant curriculum that incorporates skills and knowledge students need to succeed in the 21st century, delivered electronically with dynamic scheduling and pacing.

"Never spend your money before you have it."

    ~Thomas Jefferson, American founding father

"Discipline yourself to do the things you need to do when you need to do them, and the day will come when you will be able to do the things you want to do when you want to do them." 

 ~Zig Ziglar


The most powerful force in the universe is compound interest.

~ Albert Einstein




When to start saving for retirement 
chart comparing saving money at different ages

Finance Pace Chart and Resources

Technical Support
Contact the FLVS Support Center
or call 1-800-374-1430 option 2 (toll free)
Monday - Friday: 7 am - 9 pm

Saturday - Sunday: 9 am - 5 pm
365 days a year

Ten Things Millionaires Do NOT Do

  1. Buy brand-new cars

  2. Eat out on a regular basis

  3. Replace what is not broken

  4. Impulse buy

  5. Carry debt

  6. Visit the tanning bed

  7. Buy brand-name clothes

  8. Desire instant gratification

  9. Socialize with people who waste money

  10. Spend more money than they earn

~The Millionaire Next Door


Review and Critical Thinking and Lab Assignments:
1) Click on the GRADEBOOK tab.
2) Click on the name of the assignment.
3) Attach your work as a file (word document) or cut and paste it into the Student Comments box.
4) Scroll down and click Submit.
5) To double check that the assignment was submitted, go back into Gradebook. It should say SUBMITTED next to the assignment in the grade column.
6) Don’t forget to revisit Gradebook to read the teacher feedback after your assignment has been graded!

1) Click on the GRADEBOOK tab.
2) Click on the name of the assignment.
3) Click on Enter the Exam.
4) Complete the quiz.
5) Submit.

Discussion Questions:
For discussion questions, you will need to post your work in the Discussion Groups, comment 2-3 sentences on another student's post, and submit your responses to me for grading. Don’t forget that your answers must be one full paragraph for each question.
PART ONE- To post your discussion answers:

1) Select the blue DISCUSSION GROUPS tab on the left
2) Click on the assignment number under GROUP NAME
3) Click NEW MESSAGE at the bottom
4) Paste your work in the message box and enter a title in the title box
5) Click SUBMIT

PART TWO- To post your comments:
1) Click REPLY TO THIS MESSAGE under another student’s post.
2) Type a specific, 2-3 sentence comment on the other student’s post. Be respectful!
3) Click SUBMIT

PART THREE- To submit discussions for grading:
1) Open the discussion assignment in GRADEBOOK.
2) Attach your work as a file or cut and paste it into the Student Comments box.
3) In the STUDENT COMMENTS box, tell me the name of the student to which you commented and the date of your comment.
4) Click Submit for Grading.

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