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60 resources with the concept financial goals

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Lesson 1: Katrina Strikes

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Most families have an emergency kit in their home with flashlights, water, and extra food. But what happens to your money when disaster strikes? An economics lesson focused on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 demonstrates the...
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Your Credit Report

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is your credit score? How do you find it? Help your pupils answer these questions and more. They will access their free credit report and then analyze its meaning.
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Creating a Budget

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learning to create and maintain a budget is an important life skill. Guide individuals in the discovery of their spending habits and how to track them. They then use what they learned to create a budget and make decisions on where they...
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Financial Goals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do you have financial goals? How will you make them happen? Help your pupils answer these questions through this interactive project. They create goals and a plan for reaching them as one of many high school algebra projects.
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Saving and Investing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You have to have money to make money, especially in the world of banking and investments. High schoolers learn about interest rates, saving and investment options, and ways to stay aware of their money's security and earning ability with...
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Banking Services

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach your high schoolers to step into the bank with confidence after they complete a unit about banking services. Three lessons guide young economists through the advantages of having a checking and savings account, the differences...
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Cars and Loans

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Every high schooler in your class probably wants to own his or her own car, but what has to happen before those wheels peel out of the dealership? Four lessons in a home economics lesson guide learners through the process of shopping for...
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Buying a Home

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Guide high schoolers through the process of buying a house with a simulation lesson. As pupils learn about mortgages, renting versus buying, and home inspections, they discuss ways to make informed financial decisions and sound purchases.
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The Art of Budgeting

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Most learners have objects that they'd like to purchase in the future, but lack the financial skills to make a plan to buy what they'd want. Guide pupils through the process of budgeting, setting up financial goals, and reflecting on the...
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Making Decisions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Money represents decisions: spending decisions, saving decisions, and investing decisions. Encourage young adults to think about the decisions they make with their money in a three-day unit about personal finance, consumer spending, and...
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To Rent-to-Own or Not to Rent-to-Own?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the key elements of a contract with your young adults, and delve into the features and unique benefits of a rent-to-own contract through discussion and worksheet practice. 
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The Tools to Build Your Financial Dream

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When it comes to all the ways money management and financial responsibility weave into our daily lives as adults, make sure students are prepared to locate resources for managing their finances, such as a financial advisor. 
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Road Rules: Researching and Buying a Car

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do the loan principal, interest rate, and term all factor into a monthly car payment? Introduce your class to some of the key steps and considerations of obtaining a loan and purchasing a car.
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Dream Big: Money and Goals

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Whether their objective is independent living, going to college, or buying a car, pupils will participate in discussions and complete worksheets to gain an understanding of how short- and long-term goals play a large role in helping...
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Saving and Investing

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Impress upon your young adults the importance of saving and investing, and give them a foundational vocabulary from which they can continue to build their financial literacy. This lesson plan covers short- and long-term budget goals,...
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Beatrice’s Goat: A Lesson on Savings Goals

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Youngsters learn the meaning of saving and how to reach savings goals by first reading a story of a young Ugandan girl who is gifted a goat, and then discovering the opportunity costs of savings decisions made by her and her family.
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Buying a Home

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
What is the difference between buying and renting a home? Learners become more informed consumers and financially literate adults after developing foundational knowledge of the home-buying process. 
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The Art of Budgeting

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Class members learn how to set up and maintain a personal budget through discussion, financial planning worksheets, and a brief PowerPoint presentation.
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Making Money

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
From evaluating the current employment market to building a resume, pupils are introduced to the wide and varied elements of career planning. 
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Saving and Investing

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
How can money grow through saving and investing? Pupils explore different types of financial institutions, learn about interest rates and stock ownership, and conduct independent research on the various ways they can save money.
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Money Responsibility

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Introduce young learners to the important life skill of responsibly managing money and recording how much they spend and save. 
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Setting Goals

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Setting financial goals is a common occurrence in middle school that your learners can practice using this activity. They will be able to solve for how many hours Seth needs to work to save up for a skateboard, helmet, and trip. The...
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Saving and Investing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learn the difference between saving money and investing money, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. Kids review banking and personal finance terms before studying the different ways that people can reach their financial...
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Setting Goals: Finance

For Teachers 7th - 12th
First, learners discuss the difference between short- and long-term goals, then they establish their own financial goals. They fill out a financial goal worksheet, create a long-term goal collage, and respond to a writing prompt defining...