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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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Money Matters: Why It Pays to Be Financially Responsible

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be financially responsible? Pupils begin to develop the building blocks of strong financial decision making by reviewing how their past purchases are examples of cost comparing, cost-benefit analysis, and budgeting.
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Financial Literacy Infographic Scavenger Hunt

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A lesson 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 lesson that prompts teenagers to answer a series of questions based on an array...
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Personal Financial Literacy: An Introduction to Financial Planning

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Proper financial planning and the ability to differentiate wants from needs are important skills to develop as a young adult. Here is a great resource to introduce this topic to your learners, which includes a variety of hands-on and...
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Financial Regulation: A Primer on the Dodd-Frank Act

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Get the lowdown on the most sweeping financial regulatory reform since the Great Depression: the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
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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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Financial Markets

For Teachers 11th - 12th
A presentation like this may be good for your learners and their parents. Discover the ins, outs, and in-betweens regarding financial markets. Slides are straightforward, easy to follow, and provide basic information for building a...
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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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Financial Goals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do you have financial goals? How will you make them happen? Help your pupils answer these questions through this interactive project. They create goals and a plan for reaching them as one of many high school algebra projects.
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Important Financial Documents

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Emergencies usually come by surprise — preparation is key. Help to reduce anxiety of the unknown by having a financial plan in place for when they arise. Important documents are gathered and action plans are documented.
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Hands On Activities and Projects in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, & Personal Finance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your learners will enjoy this conglomerate of hands-on activities and projects that can be used in algebra one and two, geometry, and personal finance. Rich in math standards, these projects reach into learners' lives to motivate and...
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Banking and Financial Services

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Just how long does it take to pay off a credit card? Budding economists consider the question with a credit card payment simulation activity. Other materials allow pupils to research various financial services, such as banks and ATMs,...
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Savers & Borrowers: Financial Markets in the United States

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Investigate the current financial market and have your class explore savings, borrowing, financial markets, mutual funds, and the stock market. This four-part lesson plan is designed to help students become knowledgeable and informed...
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Budgeting: Finding Personal Financial Success

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What a comprehensive, engaging set of activities for learners to gain a firm foundation of financial knowledge, practice budgeting for after they have completed their education, and consider the unexpected turns that life may throw their...
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Financial Fables: Shopping Wisely with Olivia Owl

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Cover two subjects with one lesson! First, dive into English language arts; read an eBook, answer comprehension questions, and complete a cause and effect chart about the financial fable, Shopping Wisely with Olivia Owl. Then, take a...
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Financial Institution Comparison

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Once learners are ready to choose a bank, how do they make a smart decision for their financial needs? Scholars help each other by jigsawing the research in groups. After introducing checking and savings accounts with the attached...
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The Importance of Managing Your Finances

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here is lesson three of a larger unit that uses the game Karma Tycoon to explore personal finance. Learners apply math skills to a real-life situation by discussing the loan interest rates commonly used with grants, loads, and credit...
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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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Cash Flow and Balance Sheets

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is your car worth? How much do you owe? Individuals create their personal cash flow and balance sheets. They learn the difference between an asset and liability using their personal information to complete the activity.
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Banking on Debit Cards

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a credit card versus a debit card? What are the costs of using a debit card irresponsibly? Here you'll find a lesson on key concepts that every learner should know regarding personal...
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Keep the Currency

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Each day, people throw currency away in different ways because of a lack of financial knowledge. Introduce your learners to the importance of financial literacy and assess their understanding of banking and personal finance.
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Setting Goals

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Setting financial goals is a common occurrence in middle school that your learners can practice using this activity. They will be able to solve for how many hours Seth needs to work to save up for a skateboard, helmet, and trip. The...
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Marriage and Financial Goals, Budgeting Strategies

For Teachers 7th - 9th
There is no more useful life skill to learn than budgeting and setting financial goals. It's math that is used by every person, everyday. Learners examine the responsibilities and costs involved in family economics. Through a series of...
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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.