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Economics and Personal Finance

For Students 9th - 12th
You don't have to be an economist to understand this packet packed with information and exercises about economics and personal finance. Designed for high schoolers, the activities explain why setting short and long terms goals is...
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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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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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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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What Is A Bank?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
You're never too young to learn about banking and personal finance. Use a set of seven banking lessons to teach middle schoolers about checking and savings accounts, interest rates, loans and credit cards, and safety deposit boxes.
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Media and Money: Crash Course Media Literacy #5

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Money talks ... especially in the media world! How do finances influence the media we see? Answer that, and many other questions using a video in a media literacy series. The narrator discusses how economic reasons influence media...
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About Consumer Privacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Help young economists protect their identities and their finances with a set of lessons about consumer privacy. Once they read through the three-lesson unit and fill in the correct facts, they can take an assessment to demonstrate what...
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In Trouble

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Financial independence can be a dream, but it can also be a nightmare if you don't know how to stay afloat. Use a series of lessons to teach pupils about the consequences of overspending and not minding a budget, as well as how to...
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Lesson 3: A Fresh Start

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The members of your economics class may be busy earning graduation credits, but the credit they should be concerned about is their financial credit. The third lesson in a unit about Hurricane Katrina and other events that can result in...
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Financial Forces: Understanding Taxes and Inflation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take the opportunity to offer your young adults some important financial wisdom on the way taxes and inflation will affect their lives in the future. Through discussion and review of different real-world scenarios provided in this...
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The 2008 Financial Crisis

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
You may remember the 2008 financial crisis like it was yesterday, but the learners in your class were likely too young to understand what was going on at the time. Clarify a now-historic moment in United States economics with a Crash...
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Bank of America: How to Set Up a Budget

For Students 9th - 12th
Financial literacy is one of the most important skills you can give your high schoolers as they prepare to be young adults. A helpful video from Bank of America guides teenagers through the steps for setting up a budget, as well as...
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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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Consumer Awareness

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Keep your class consumer savvy with a set of lessons about financial awareness. Four lessons teach learners about making big purchases, shopping comparatively, using credit, finding bargains, and protecting themselves against scams and...
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Kindness Counts: Understanding Charitable Giving

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Financial literacy is generally focused on personal spending and saving, but consider an opportunity to talk to your pupils about how charitable giving can also factor into money management and how it can enhance life for both oneself...
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The Economics of Happiness

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Money may not be able to buy happiness, but economic security can certainly contribute to overall happiness. A video from Crash Course economics presents the ways happiness can and cannot be quantified, including the value of intrinsic...
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The Story of the Federal Reserve System

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Prevent the Federal Reserve System from becoming a dry topic for your middle and high schoolers by using an informative, engaging resource! The cartoon takes your class on a journey with aliens from the planet of Novus to observe the...
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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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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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Smooth Sailing: Exploring Insurance and Estate Planning

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While purchasing insurance and estate planning may seem like a rather irrelevant topic for high school students, introducing this concept now can help your learners develop a solid foundation of financial literacy that will support...
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The Danger of Debt: Avoiding Financial Pitfalls

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can our perspectives of borrowing and returning influence the way we view credit? Pupils explore the concept of debt, how it impacts our ability to obtain credit, and finally the ways in which we can work to alleviate debt.
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Pension Obligations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the major implications of pensions on the current financial condition of many states in the United States. This video walks through a detailed comparison of a defined benefit plan versus a contribution plan, and introduces the...
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Credit Cards

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A credit card can seem like a passport to free money, but there are some details that young people should be aware of before they sign on the dotted line. A three-lesson unit about credit cards introduces young economists to transaction...
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Cash the Check and Track the Dough

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From checking and savings accounts to learning the importance of maintaining records and balancing a bank account, prepare your students to become financially independent and savvy adults, and explore all the intricacies of owning a bank...