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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 lesson. Your pupils will read informational texts, read sample financial documents, and discuss the advantages and...
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Personal Financial Literacy: Using Credit Wisely

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What is credit, and what are the advantages and disadvantages of using it for purchases? Your class members will learn about different types of loans, such as student and mortgage, how interest factors into credit use, credit reports,...
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Episode 14: Getting Real about Interest Rates

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It costs money to borrow money. Historians use a podcast to investigate how interest rates impact buying—and borrowing—in the marketplace. The 14th episode in a 21-part Economic Lowdown series researches the extra money people must pay...
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The Business of Credit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learn about credit ratings and how it plays a role in the function of small businesses. Learners use their knowledge of good and bad credit to role play and determine good credit vs. bad credit in the area of small businesses.
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Understanding Credit

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Help your young consumers learn about credit and the importance of credit history. With a thorough lesson about the ins and outs of credit, as well as the potential pitfalls of having a line of credit, kids will be well-equipped to...
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Buying on Credit

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students determine how buying on credit adds to the total cost of an item by computing the interest. They find a major item advertised in a magazine and identify the price. Then they identify the rate of a credit card and calculate the...
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I want a credit card--or do I?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students pretend to borrow $1000.00 on a credit card. They pretend to make the minimum payments for a year. When they're done, they make a pie chart showing how much of their payments reduced their debt, and how much was interest.
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Credit: Taking an Interest in Credit

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine how credit works but looking at how credit cards and interest rates work. They use percentages to solve problems using credit card interest rates while completing a worksheets.
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Good Advice on Credit Cards

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the uses of credit cards. In this life skills lesson, study discuss how credit systems work and the advantages and disadvantages of using credit cards.
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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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Credit Card Scare

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine credit cards and how they work, analyze credit card applications, and practice good spending habits in a credit card simulation.
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Credit Default Swaps

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
A pension fund would like to loan money to a company, but the company's bond rating isn't high enough. Sal discusses the private entities issuing ratings and credit default swaps, nicely illustrating the way a higher-rated company can...
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Credit Default Swaps

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
A pension fund would like to loan money to a company, but the company's bond rating isn't high enough. Sal discusses the private entities issuing ratings and credit default swaps, nicely illustrating the way a higher-rated company can...
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"Fear the Boom and Bust" a Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Anthem

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Opt out of another dry economics lesson with this crazy video featuring a performance and rap song about the contributions and theories of economists Friedrich Hayek and John Maynard Keynes. The primary topic of focus is a boom and bust...
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Monetary Policy Starts in Your Own Back Yard

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explore the Federal Reserve System.  In this Economics lesson plan, students investigate the Fed’s role in formulating money policy through a simulation in which students become members of the board of directors of a Reserve...
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Credit Default Swaps 2

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Investigate the delicate balance of corporate loans; Sal lays it out as corporations in need of loans, companies giving them out, and the risk of insurers. Learners are introduced to hedge funds and explore how an investor could back...
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Consumer Credit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate he concept of consumer credit by explaining the benefits of using credit. The costs of their use is discussed in the lesson and the criteria that is used in order to establish credit. They work in cooperative groups...
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Credit: Buy Now, Pay Later (NEFE)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars examine credit use and abuse, and the consequences of bankruptcy.
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The Labor Force and Unemployment

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the labor market.  In this Economics/Consumer Math lesson, students investigate the concepts of labor markets, the labor force, types of unemployment and the rate of unemployment.  Students use scenario cards to...
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The Catastrophe Clan

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students participate in a financial project and identify the three c's of credit.  In this credit card instructional activity, students define and understand how to use credit wisely.  Students become familiar with banking terms and...
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Shopping for Credit Exercise

For Students 8th - 12th
In this personal budgeting worksheet, students compare 3 credit card offers and determine which would benefit them the most. Students respond to 6 short answer questions about the exercise.
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Understanding the Mathematics of the Fiscal Cliff

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What exactly is the fiscal cliff? What are the effects of changing income tax rates and payroll tax rates? Your learners will begin by reading news articles and examining graphs illustrating the "Bush tax cuts" of 2001 and 2003. They...
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PAY CREDIT WHEN CREDIT IS DUE

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students learn about credit cards and scores and how to and not to use them. In this financial concept lesson plan, students are given hypothetical scenarios where they are able to apply learning's to given situations as they figure...
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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...