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It's Your Paycheck

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Beyond reading and arithmetic, one of the most important skills for graduating seniors to have is fiscal literacy and responsibility. Start them on the right financial track with nine lessons that focus on a variety of important personal...
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So How Much Are You Really Paying for that Loan?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Loans are rarely provided without a cost. Pupils evaluate the high cost of using a payday loan or payday advance through discussion and worksheets, and finally work in groups to develop short public service announcements that outline the...
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Creditors’ Criteria and Borrowers’ Rights and Responsibilities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Discover what criteria creditors use for making loans (the 3 Cs of Credit), and impress upon your young adults the rights and responsibilities related to using credit. Pupils role play as individuals seeking or providing credit, as well...
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Credit Reports—and You Thought Your Report Card Was Important

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Get the facts about credit and take a close look at what factors into a consumer credit report with this fantastic instructional activity. Your pupils will read informational texts, read sample financial documents, and discuss the...
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Credit Cards

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
"Teens in the red" is a growing group. Help youngsters avoid future credit card debt by teaching them about interest. Two tasks involve the use of credit to give your class practice solving multi-step math problems by applying properties...
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Smart Money

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Watch the money grow daily. Scholars tackle a problem to determine how much money they will have if a dollar grows at 10 percent compounded daily after a month. Using that knowledge, learners notice the difference between varying savings...
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2002 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What would happen if the federal government replaced the income tax with a national sales tax? Learners consider the consequence and other economic scenarios using authentic College Board materials. Scholars also evaluate the role of...
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Calculating Simple Interest

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How much is owed? A calculated resource introduces the simple interest formula with a video that describes how to use it. Classmates then show what they know by answering questions within a simple interest worksheet.
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Interesting Times

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Gain a little interest in functions with a real-life task. Young scholars analyze home loan data with a geometric sequence and series. They use the models to make predictions about the total loan payments at certain intervals in a useful...
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Preparing for My Future

For Teachers 8th Standards
Your future is what you make it! Eighth graders launch their career searches in the first of six career and college readiness lessons. Scholars research to discover their extracurricular options both in and out of school, then locate...
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My Dream Career

For Teachers 6th Standards
Is your job a dream come true? Career seekers research to discover what their ideal jobs might be in the second of five career and college readiness lessons for sixth graders. After determining their occupational clusters, individuals...
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Me and My Career

For Teachers 6th Standards
Your career search starts here! Sixth grade scholars begin their journey toward college and career readiness in the first of a five-part series of lessons. Individuals identify where their interests lead them using the Holland code, then...
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Who Am I?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Get in touch with your sense of self! The fifth and final instructional activity in a series of college and career lessons for fifth graders reinforces the relationship between interests and career choices. Pupils play a scenario-driven...
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Learning About Myself

For Teachers 5th Standards
Let the journey begin! Fifth graders take their first steps down the road of self-discovery during the first of five career and college readiness lesson plans. After taking an interests inventory, groups create a graphic representation...
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Banking Explained – Money and Credit

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How exactly do banks work? A short video clip explains the complex banking system in a way all young savers understand. Scholars analyze just how a bank operates and makes money by providing investment opportunities to the community....
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Introduction to e

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
First there was pi and now there's e. A discovery-based activity helps learners find a pattern in compound interest as the compounding period changes. Their investigation results in the discovery of the number e. The activity is the...
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A Penny Saved

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A penny saved is a penny earned! Scholars research the different ways to save money over a lifetime. They investigate the Rule of 72, compound interest, and sub-prime loans to gain an understanding of how banks aid in the saving process....
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How to Calculate Discounts and Sales

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Teach discounts and sales with a straightforward worksheet. After reviewing the concept, pupils solve word problems related to dollars and percentages. The second half of the sheet prompts learners to continue solving problems related to...
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How Much Is Your Time Worth?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Develop functions with function notation from formulas. With calculators, pupils graph compound interest equations using a given principle amount, rate, and number of times compounded. Learners convert the formula to use function...
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Continuous Compounding Interest

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
My great-great-great-grandfather would owe how much? The resource provides a scenario of finding the amount due on a library fine compounded continuously one hundred years later. The presenter substitutes values into the exponential...
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APR and APY: APR vs. APY

For Students 10th - 12th
Who wins the battle of the interest rates? Scholars use an interactive to investigate three different bank rates. Comparing APR and APY lets them see how nominal and effective rates differ.
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An Intro to Keynes’s The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How quickly can an economy recover from a shock? John Maynard Keynes challenges the classical economist view of a self-correcting economy with his 1936 work, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money. A short view features the...
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Tax, Commissions, Fees, and Other Real-World Percent Problems

For Teachers 7th Standards
Pupils work several real-world problems that use percents in the 11th portion of a 20-part series. The problems contain percents involved with taxes, commissions, discounts, tips, fees, and interest. Scholars use the equations formed for...
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Simple Interest

For Teachers 7th Standards
An interest-ing lesson helps young financial wizards determine the amount of money earned via interest. The resource introduces the concept of simple interest to show how money can grow. Pupils use their knowledge of percents to solve...