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Lesson plans and classroom resources aligned to the Economics curriculum.
Last Updated: May 5, 2011 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Personal Finance & Decision Making

Personal Finance & Decision Making

  • Building Wealth
    Building Wealth is a personal finance education resource that can be used individually or in the classroom to help young people develop a plan for building personal wealth. It presents an overview of personal wealth-building strategies that includes setting financial goals, budgeting, saving and investing, managing debt, and understanding credit reports and credit scores.
  • Gen i Revolution
    Developed for middle school and high school students, this online game gives your students the chance to learn important personal finance skills as they play and compete against fellow classmates.

  • It All Adds Up
    "It All Adds Up" is a Web-based, interactive program designed to help high school teachers and students understand responsible personal finance management skills and the proper care and use of credit.
  • Let’s Get Financially Focused!
    Students complete a short assessment of their knowledge about personal finance. Then, students learn concepts and terms related to personal financial education by participating in a bingo game. Working in groups, students prepare a set of calculations as financial advisers for a mock client.
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  • Personal Budgeting
    How many people can do their own income tax? Know about life, health, or property insurance? Will? How many shop wisely for an automobile? What about raising children? Adoption? Infertility? How many people compare interest rates? Is it better, financially, to withdraw money from your savings account to pay for a large purchase of should you charge it? How do you figure compound interest? All these questions and more are discussed in a class entitled "Modern Problems".

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