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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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Rookie Lesson Module — Financial Football

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Score a touchdown with an exciting game of financial football! Middle schoolers choose their favorite teams and play a virtual game of football as they answer various questions about economics.
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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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Hall of Fame Lesson Module — Financial Football

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Kick off an engaging review on personal finance with an online football game. Financial Football incorporates both football strategies and economic knowledge in an interactive format, allowing future CFOs to answer a variety of questions...
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Debt: Who Does it Affect?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Debt is a topic that affects everybody: the community, the nation, and the entire globe. Kids take charge of debt by designing a project that informs those in their community about good financial choices, keeps personal debt low, and...
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Financial Literacy: Money Attitudes Lesson Plan

For Students 7th - 10th
Going once, going twice, sold! An auction provides class members with an opportunity to examine their attitudes toward money. After bidding on and purchasing items, individuals complete an attitude survey and then identify a goal that...
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Financial Exchanges

For Teachers 9th - 11th
It's time to cash in some chips and learn about financial literacy. Using the informative resource, scholars identify and evaluate different types of financial exchanges. Pupils then develop a new form of financial exchange and create a...
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The Cost of College: Financing Your Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
With college tuition at an all-time high, high school young scholars must consider the financial obligations of attending higher education, as well as the impact of college on future career opportunities. Pupils will complete worksheets,...
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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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Cars and Loans

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Most teenagers want to buy a car, but do they know how much it really costs? Calculate the cost of purchasing a car, securing auto insurance, and maintaining the new investment with a thorough and engaging personal finance lesson. 
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The Game of Life

For Teachers 12th Standards
Academics use their research skills to create a financial guidebook for young adults. They also learn about the skills needed to be successful as an adult, including how to use credit cards and how to buy a car. Hands-on activities and...
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Career Connections | Financial Coach

For Students 6th - 12th
A quick video goes into the details of working as a financial coach. The host describes what she does daily, the class she took—accounting, finance, psychology sociology, and the experience needed, such as interning and shadowing. 
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Choosing My Lifestyle

For Teachers 10th Standards
How much does it cost to live the life your dream life? Scholars explore the pitfalls of personal finance through planning, discussion, and research. The first lesson in a five-part series tasks individuals with determining an...
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My Credit Card Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Remember all those credit card tables lined up on your college campus? So alluring and dangerous, if you don't know what you're doing. Prepare your pre-college attendees for life by offering a lesson on credit management. They discuss...
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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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Credit

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
What are the advantages and disadvantages of having a credit card? Don't miss this important life skills and financial literacy lesson, which focuses on consumer responsibilities, creditworthiness, and establishing a credit history.
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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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Advanced Matching - Finances

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this financial terms activity, students draw a line from the financial terms on the left to their matching meaning on the right. There are 15 terms and definitions to match up.
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Financial Contracts

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Prepare your class for the real world and learn the basics about credit and the principles behind using it wisely. The activity includes handouts that explain the necessary vocabulary and concepts to understanding credit. After reviewing...
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Budgeting Your Money

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How do you make sure that your income doesn't disappear before you have a chance to save it? Use a creative budgeting activity to teach learners in both special education and mainstream classes how to keep track of their expenditures and...
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Create a Budget

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Learners develop a budget spreadsheet to manage finances for their business.  In this finance lesson plan, students use a spreadsheet program to create a budget with credit and debit columns.  There are step-by-step directions for...
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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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Banking Services

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
From writing and depositing checks to comparing ATM and debit cards, pupils develop financially savvy practices and build foundational knowledge of the financial service products available through banking institutions. 
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Legal Responsibilities of Financial Exchanges

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Let's stock up on knowledge! With lecture and discussion, pupils explore the legal responsibilities of monetary exchange. Scholars then research laws about financial exchange in the stock market and create a poster to illustrate their...