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Grade 9-12
On-Demand Webinar

Financial Fitness for Life: Chapter 6

November 19 7:00-8:00pm ET
Time: 60 mins,
Updated: January 19 2023,
Presenter: Theresa Fischer


Teachers will be able to:

  • Identify the meaning of income and of human capital.
  • Explain the relationship between the two concepts.

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An overview of Chapter 6: Why Do Some Jobs Pay Better than Others?

Why do some people earn more income than others? It begins by clarifying what income is and then focuses on the relationship between human capital and income. Activities link levels of education to the fastest-growing occupations.