5.4 Values and the Crossroads of LifeWork File
After reading the course resources, answer questions 1-10. (10 points each)
Please take time to answer each question completely.
1. Think of a person who has positively influenced your life or for whom you ha
1.1 Constructing Positive Self-esteem Work File
1. Read each statement in the chart below very carefully. Answer each
statement with: Never, Sometimes, or Always. (40 points)
1. I expect a lot from myself.
2. I f
2.5 Food Safety Work File
Directions: Complete the food safety interactive quiz. Use the information
from the interactive quiz to complete the following responses regarding
food safety practices.
For each of the following food safety practices, share at l
Part I: Nonverbal Communication
Try This: Research what one hand gesture means in a different country.
(You may ask people from other countries/and or conduct your own web search
or library search for answers). Some suggested countries/cultures to researc
3.5 Family Patterns
Please use black text.
After reading the case scenarios, choose one and answer the following questions.
1. Case Scenario_"You Should Anticipate My Desires and
Feelings"_ (5 points)
a. Where did the characters learn
3.4 The Communication Zone Work File
In this activity, you will identify barriers you may use in communication and explore the
difficulties that people from other cultures may experience when communicating.
Please use black ink.
Section A. Identify the ma
Conflict Management Style (20 points)
This activity will help you determine your natural style for dealing with conflict. It is useful to
assess your predominant conflict management style(s) because we all tend to prefer one or two
of the styles and at ti
5.1 Refusal Skills Work File
Read each of the case studies located on the activities page in the 5.1 assignment
and choose one of the case studies to complete the refusal sequence.
Using the refusal skills sequence, complete the case scenario b
6.1 AdvertisingThe Right Turns Work File
1. BUYER BEWARE is a common phrase consumers often hear. When
should a potential buyer be on the alert, as far as advertising is concerned?
Please place answers in the numbered list located below the sentences.
5.3 Time Management Work File
Read the course resources in order to complete the following tasks.
Read the following quotations. In your own words, explain what each quotation means.
(10 points each)
1. "The amount of time available to you never changes."
FACTS ABOUT ABSTINENCE
8.3 Work File
Below you will address the issue of abstinence versus sexual activity in three different
ways; implications of sexual activity (this may include health issues that might arise due
to sexual activity), a comparative loo
5.6 Decision Making -Work File
*Read the course resources regarding decision making. Complete the following requirements .
1. List three life decisions that you made that have changed your life in some way. Choose one
and write 2 paragraphs about it. (Tot
7.5 Teen Pregnancy Work File
Complete each of the activities below.
Fact: Teenage mothers are more likely to drop out of school and only about one-third obtain a high school
Fact: Teenage births are associated with lower annual income for the mot
1. What is identity theft? Why is this a problem in society?
Identity theft happens when someone takes "personally identifying information" such as a
Social Security number, a driver's license number, or other information, and uses that
information to com
1. What type of value is created by ads?
Adds create intangible value (perceived value, badge value, subjective value)
2. Sutherland goes through several examples of advertising "bad" things like slow trains
or placebos. How does he create perceived value
1. What is a safe deposit box? What financial records are best kept in one?
A safe deposit box is a private, secure storage area at a location such as a bank.
Documents such as adoption or birth records, wills, and marriage or divorce records,
1. What was the final score of the game?
2. How did you do answering the questions? Did you answer any of the questions incorrectly?
I did decent on the questions. I chose mostly hard and medium level ones. Yes, a lot of things that I have
1. How did the increase in foreclosures affect other parts of the economy?
They have a public health impact. The house market resulted in evictions,
foreclosures and prolonged unemployment.
2. What happened in the housing market after 9/11?
What is closed-end credit?
Closed-end credit is a one-time loan that you pay back over time in
payments of equal amounts.
2. What is open-end or revolving credit?
Open-end credit is loans made on a revolving basis with the repayment
period not set. Open-e
What are municipal bonds? Describe two different types of municipal
Municipal bonds are debt securities issued by state or local
governments to pay for ongoing products such as roads, schools, and
airports. The two types are: general obligation bond
Before taking the survey, how would you describe your spending
I am a very frugal person. I might spend a little bit of my money on
luxurys like getting my hair and nails done but other than that, I dont
spend much of my money.
2. What did you lea
What is a deductible? How does a deductible affect insurance?
A deductible is the amount of money that the policy holder will pay
before the insurance company will pay on an insured loss. With a
deductible, you are responsible for paying a certain amount
What is a progressive tax system? How does it differ from a
regressive tax system?
Progressive tax systems require those with higher incomes to pay a
greater proportion of their income in taxes. In contrast, regressive tax
systems charge everyone the exac
What are the benefits of placing your money in a savings account (or
other account earning interest) versus "under the mattress"?
The banks will pay you 4% every year you have your money in their
bank while under the mattress you earn nothing.
2. What doe
1. What are brokerage firms?
Its a type of non-depository financial institution. Brokerage firms
manage and facilitate the purchase of stocks, bonds, and other types of
2. What are depository and nondepository financial insti
What is the average debt for individuals 22-29?
Average debt for 22 - 29 year olds: $16,120
2. Why is it important to think about "needs" and "wants"? What are the
differences between these?
Needs: Home, Clothes, Food, Job, Transportation, Insurance, and
What character did you choose from the available choices? Why?
What are the pros and cons of choosing this character in the game?
I chose Pat the plastic surgeon. I chose her because I know that doctors
make a lot of money and she would be very smart.