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Making Finance Personal: Project-Based Learning for the Personal Finance Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Cash in on a collection of lessons that use a project-based learning approach to teach high schoolers how to manage their personal finances. The 11 lessons include detailed instructions, as well as printable forms, and rubrics for the...
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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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Make It Happen: Saving for a Rainy Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Every little penny counts, especially when it comes to saving for emergencies or long-term goals. Pupils evaluate different saving and investment strategies, such as a CD or money market account, through worksheets and by researching...
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Diversification and Risk

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
After being given a portfolio of investments, your young economists will learn how to assess the relative risk of the portfolio's products and understand the importance of diversification, relating these economic concepts to real-life...
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What Goes Up Must Come Down

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From understanding stock market performance and return on investment to identifying the costs and benefits of credit and avoiding debt problems, this is an absolute must-have resource for financial planning and literacy.
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Saving and Investing: Building Wealth for Financially-Secure Futures

For Teachers 9th - 12th
While spending is fun, saving for a retirement is the future. Young adults learn about the importance of saving and different opportunities to do so during their adulthood. 
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"Golden" Years?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Golden Years? Upper graders may think retirement is a long way off, but in life everything is just around the corner. They consider what it means to retire and the current trend of parents working for their Students. They research...
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Population Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How fast does it grow? Scholars work on two tasks dealing with exponential growth, one on population growth and the second on investments. Learners research a country's population over the past century and make predictions of the current...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 7

For Teachers 10th Standards
Scholars begin to work on their research ideas from the first six lessons independently. They use their previous work in the first six lessons as well as a research checklist to guide their work. To finish, they complete graphic...
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Real Estate Tycoon

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Design, build, and market a house from start to finish. A detailed lesson plan requires learners to design a scale model and then research costs to create a building plan. Once they sell their houses for a profit, they choose an...
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Financial Literacy Infographic Scavenger Hunt

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A activity in personal finance can be the most valuable part of a high school education. Connect the basics of banking with informational reading skills in a activity that prompts teenagers to answer a series of questions based on an...
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Investments—Performing Operations with Rational Numbers

For Students 7th Standards
Partners fill out a register to record transactions on a college investment account. They use the amounts listed to calculate the running and current balance of the account, providing experience in adding and subtracting rational numbers. 
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Saving and Investing for the Long Term

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Create savvy investors with an activity that uses an online resource to allow individuals to invest in the stock market. The teacher is able to track activity and progress. Stock tips and strategies are shared.
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Hands on Banking

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What happens to your money between the time you make a bank deposit and the time you decide to spend it? Take middle schoolers and teens through the process of opening checking and savings accounts, creating a personal budget,...
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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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The Time Value of Money

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Your car-loving or money-loving learners will enjoy this quick video on the time value of money (interest) presented in two scenarios about investing a bonus check to increase its future value in order to buy a favorite car. The formula...
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Stock Market Project

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
If you had $10,000 to invest in four companies, what kind of stock portfolio would you create? Your young economists will work together in groups to answer this question, tracking chosen stocks throughout a semester to see which group's...
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Savvy Savers

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the benefits and risks of saving in an interest-bearing account? Pupils explore concepts like risk-reward relationship and the rule of 72, as well as practice calculating compound interest, developing important personal finance...
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Buy, Sell or Hold?: An Overview of Investing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Break down the often-daunting topic of the stock market with this resource, in which pupils learn basic terminology regarding buying and selling stocks, as well as the factors that influence how much return individuals can receive on...
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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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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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Economic Growth

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
With an increase in investment, what happens to aggregate demand, aggregate supply, and eventually, long-run aggregate supply? Here you'll find a great explanation of how greater long-run aggregate supply correlates to a wide production...
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Investing in Yourself: An Economic Approach to Education Decisions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between physical capital and human capital, and in which should you invest? While considering the concept of return on investment, take a look at the payoffs and consequences of investing in training and education.
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Wait, Is Saving Good or Bad? The Paradox of Thrift

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Could saving really harm the economy? Discover the paradox of thrift and how decreases in consumption can affect economic recovery and various markets and industries.
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Saving and Investing: Investing for the Future

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A fine lesson on saving and investing is here for you and your middle schoolers. In it, learners explore the values of time and money, and discover how small amounts of money invested over time can grow into a large "pot of gold." They...
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Successful Investor Project Overview

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Shark tank, beware! Here come high school senior entrepreneurs, with a complete business plan, ready to present their product, as well as their marketing and advertising ideas. Everything you need to launch these next generation tycoons...
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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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The Stock Market

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Keep or sell? Young learners simulate as buyers in the stock market while learning about the benefits and important factors to know when purchasing. The thorough resource allows for observation of case studies and provides an assessment...
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A Way to Wealth: Understanding Interest and Investments

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Money motivates! Help young bankers understand how math plays a part in investing. Give learners math practice while instilling real-world financial literacy skills.
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The Stock Market

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners explore the loss and gain made in the stock market as they invest a sum of money and report the results as percentages instead of points.
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What Can You Do With Money?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students watch a Biz Kidz video about money, learn what they can do with money, and fill out worksheets on what they learn. Students learn about spending, saving, donating, and investing.
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Finance Formulas Review Sheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Keep your finances straight—more like finance formulas straight—with a well-organized formula guide full of everything you need. Starting with simple interest and ending with future and present value, this sheet can be useful for many...
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Franchise Opportunity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and evaluate franchise as a business opportunity. Lesson is culminating project in a business course.
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How Much Will You Have When You Retire?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine how a 401(k) plan operates. They discover the implications of retiring early or late. They use the internet to research different retirement plans. Handouts are included.
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Investment Problems

For Teachers 9th - 10th
In this investment problem worksheet, students read story problems and use the interest formula to determine the total amount invested, or rate of return. This one-page worksheet contains six problems, with answers.
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Bonds Vs. Stocks

For Students Higher Ed
What's the difference between stocks and bonds? Sal illustrates this concept through explaining the two ways a company can raise capital: debt or equity. Drawing out a balance sheet, he categorizes stocks as equity and bonds as debt,...
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Bonds Vs. Stocks

For Students Higher Ed
What's the difference between stocks and bonds? Sal illustrates this concept through explaining the two ways a company can raise capital: debt or equity. Drawing out a balance sheet, he categorizes stocks as equity and bonds as debt,...
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Building the Aggregate Expenditures Model

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A good accompaniment to an economics lesson, this presentation explores the aggregate expenditures model, detailing the relationship between consumption and saving using graphs and charts. Additional information includes investments and...
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Does My hair Disrupt Your Learning?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students use the internet to research ways to save and earn money. They interview bankers and financial counselors to discover different types of investments. Students create public service announcements to inform their classmates of...
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What is Your Future Worth?

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
Young scholars use the "StocksQuest Calculator" to calculate the future value of an investment. They compare and contrast investing in the S&P 500 to CDs, T-bonds or bank accounts.
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What are the Indices of Investing?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students learn the benchmarks that measure the ups and downs of the stock market. They also explore how to set up a diversified portfolio and trade stock indices for the Global Stock Game (GSG).
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Investing in the Future

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate what investing is and how it works. They participate in a class discussion on investments, visit the "Investment Pier" on the ING website, and complete a worksheet in which they "build" a time capsule that contains...
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RISKY BUSINESS--OR NOT!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students learn about the importance and risk that stocks carry within a business. In this financial management lesson plan, students use role play and case scenario situations to decide what stocks are best for given companies. Based on...
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Stock: The Rise and Fall of Stock

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine the uncertainties of investing in the stock market. They look at how company profits, good or bad news, and new competition affect share prices. They write and discuss journal entries about share prices before completing...
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Google Goes Public

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate how to invest in the stock market. They research how to be a smart stock investor by visiting a variety of websites that deal with the topic.
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The Determination of Interest Rates and Their Effect on Investment Decisions

For Students 11th - 12th
Use this worksheet on interest to help your class practice important skills. Learners fill in the blanks for questions relating to interest, plot supply and demand schedules on a graph, complete a table, and solve problems.
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Personal Finance Project Resource Book

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Balancing a budget, paying taxes, and buying a home may feel out of reach for your high schoolers, but in their adult years they will thank you for the early tips. A set of five lessons integrates applicable money math activities with...
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Hands on Banking

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Encourage middle schoolers to be proficient and knowledgeable in the economic world with a series of personal finance lessons. Focusing on banking, credit, budgets, and investing, the activities guide learners through financial literacy...
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Protecting Your Money

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How can you tell if a commercial or salesperson is being misleading? Encourage your learners to protect themselves and their money with a instructional activity about consumer rights. They review laws that keep consumers safe from faulty...
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Dollars and Sense

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read "Starting a Business" and answer the question: "How could you design an ad to let the community know about the business described in the story?" Then, they illustrate a written ad that could be posted in the...
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Stock Ownership & The Economy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, in groups, discuss, define and write about several basic economic terms. They create a PiCoMap that reflects the concepts they have discussed and explain the risks and benefits of owning stock.
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Data Analysis: Investing is an "Interesting" Experience

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students compute interest earned. In this data analysis lesson, students examine investments and interest rates. They compute the total interest earned and find the simple interest.
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Taxes: Where Does Your Money Go?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study taxes and the role that they place in our lives. In this economic lesson, students explore the reality of taxes, how they work, why we pay them, where the money goes and how to make the most of the money you pay into taxes...
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Chapter 4 - Objective 5.1 - Interest & Investments

For Students 11th - 12th
For this interest and investment worksheet, students are given investment information and total earnings for two accounts which pay different interest rates. From information given, students determine the amount invested at each...
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Investment Plans

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learners explore investment plans. They write the explicit and recursive forms of the sequence of an investment and compare the amount to the continuously compounded interest formula for the same time period, interest and principal....
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Many Teenagers Uninformed in Financial Literacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the concept of financial literacy. They read an article about the lack of financial literacy among teenagers, discuss what if means to be financially literate, the research a career that will allow them to live...
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Building Wealth

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore budgeting.  in this building wealth instructional activity, students examine ways to invest and save money.  They set financial goals and determine methods to reach the goals.  Students discuss managing debt, credit...
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The Bank of Good Habits

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore investing and saving. In this investing lesson plan, students identify their own financial goals and hurdles to success, calculate interest, and simulate banking and investing transactions. Incentive certificates, a...
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Spend, Save, Invest or Donate (9-12)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the concept of personal finance. In this philanthropy lesson, students examine decisions they make about money as they discover the definitions of philanthropy, resources, scarcity, choice, benefits, costs, opportunity...
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FILLING EMPTY POCKETS: BORROWING, LOANS AND CREDIT.

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars learn that maintaining financial security takes a good math understanding. In this lesson, students apply mathematical formulas to make important financial decisions like getting the right loan to buy a house, decide which...
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Time to Invest

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students invest $10,000 in We Seed cash. In this investment lesson plan, students build portfolios for their investment and explain their rationale for why they chose to invest the way they did.
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Financial Literacy - Saving and Investing

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils examine how money can work differently for every individual, identify various sources for saving and investing, and discuss most beneficial savings or investing plans for one's budget.
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The Stock Market

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders study the stock market and how to read stock market pages. They write reports about and graph the performance of various stocks. They examine economic crashes in history and write and perform a skit about the market.
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Integers

For Teachers 9th
In this integers worksheet, 9th graders solve 16 different types of problems that include writing an integer to represent statements, arranging integers from least to greatest, and using integers to write mathematical expressions. They...
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Investing Money

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders participate in an simulated investment activity. They examine the purpose of different types of investments before they predict which will be the most successful. Finally, they simulate investing $1,000 in stocks, $1,000 in...
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Globalization and Foreign Investment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read articles and discuss how globalization effects investing as they address the question of why companies invest overseas. They explore portfolio investing, direct investing and participate in a role-playing exercise.
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Banking for Your Future

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students get a handle on their own personal finances. They discover how banks work, how to plan and stick to a budget, and other helpful tips on managing money. They study the Federal Reserve System, which oversees the nation's banks.
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Virtual CEO

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a virtual corporation, trying to make as much money as they can through retailing, wholesaling, and investing in the stock market. They determine how price affects the revenue, profit, and quantity sold of a product.
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Investing: Reflect? Lesson 7

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Students explore the concept of investing.  In this investment instructional activity, students discuss the best way to invest money.  Students then write essays, taking two seperate points of view. 
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Return On Investment

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students engage in a lesson introducing them to the concept of return on investment, or ROI. Return on investment is a basic principle that should be understood before investing money.
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JA Dollar Sense

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students identify the role of money in everyday life. For this algebra lesson, students discuss the benefits of having a savings account. They practice making deposits and withdrawals from their bank accounts and discuss good financila...
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Saving and Investing

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders participate in activities to promote understanding of investing and saving. In this saving and investing lesson, 5th graders design a portfolio, play a card game and write a skit about the importance of investing.
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Anguilla: An Island Economy

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners role play a potential investor and prepare a position paper concerning possible investment opportunities in the Caribbean--specifically, the island of Anguilla. They read a variety of articles as they complete research needed to...
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Money and Banking

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore real world investing and the effects of day to day decisions on their financial futures.
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Risky Business - Or Not!

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars explore the concept of the stock market. In this stock market lesson, students discuss the stock market and how it works. Young scholars hypothesize what makes a stock price go up or down. Students watch a short video...
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My Bank, My Budget, My Decisions

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students create a personal budget. In this financial planning activity, students create a budget using income data and identify ways to save a portion of money for donations.
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Chapter 12 - Objective 5.1 Formula Problems

For Students 11th - 12th
In this formula worksheet, students read short story problems and determine the correct formula. They compute compound interest, use the Richter equation to figure magnitude and find the pH of given solutions. This one-page worksheet...
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Understanding Risk And Return

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students engage in a lesson introducing them to the concept of Risk and Return. Risk and return is a basic principle that should be understood before investing money. They utilize an interactive worksheet imbedded in this plan.
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How to Protect Your Money

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Learners review the basics of investing. They discuss saving strategies and investing fundamentals. Afterward, they consider a scenario from different investment perspectives.
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How to Invest Your Money

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students use the Internet to research various companies to determine if they are smart investment choices. Using a role-play activity, they pretend they have received an inheritance from a distant relative. They invest the money into...
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Investment Appraisal

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students use different methods of investment appraisal to make business decisions, and also to develop higher order skills through having to consider other factors, apart from quantitative methods, that a business might have to consider...
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Reno's Dilemma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze information to determine good and bad debt. They calculate percentages when given interest and return on investment information. They also analyze positive and negative debt/return information to determine the...
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Retirement: Show Me the Money!

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners explore the concept of retirement finances. In this retirement finances lesson, students discuss what it means to save, invest, risk, or the time value of money. Learners play the stock market game. Students interview a parent...
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Where Does All the Money Go?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the concept of uses for money. In this uses for money lesson, students discuss ways in which money can be utilized such as spending, saving, investing, donating, etc. Students discuss the differences between needs and...
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Save Your Change

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students solve problems involving exponential, logarithmic, and scientific notations. Using calculators, students explore investment problems. They use a formula and logarithms to determine the years to earn a particular income, figure...
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The Power of Compounding

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the concept of compounding interest on invested money. They explore how much interest their money would earn through compounded interest. Students conclude that they should invest early and often.
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Researching Stocks on New York Stock Exchange

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research to find background information and stock history over the last year about a company listed on the NYSE. They evaluate whether or not they should "invest" in that company. They write a persuasive essay outlining...