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374 reviewed resources for Managing Financial Resources

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The US Financial System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a very unique activity in which learners simulate operations of a fractional reserve banking system, ultimately gaining a better understanding of how banks work and process money creation through lending. It includes a Story of...
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Banking and Budgeting

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore personal finance. They investigate spending, saving, and budgeting. Practice writing checks, managing a checking account, and developing a personal saving plan. A great way to bring the real world into the...
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Wise Pockets

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Using children's picture books and role-playing activities, youngsters begin to learn about personal finance management. These lesson plans are engaging and intend to endow pupils with skills for making wise decisions with money as they...
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Money Management Part I: Money and You: An Introduction to Money Management and Budgeting

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners discuss personal finance and create personal budgets. They discuss the importance of managing their money and how money management skills impact their future. Note: This lesson plan is intended for use with a SMART Board and...
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Money Management

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The class will first consider personal money management and budgeting. They will then turn the tables and use their skills to budget for philanthropic ventures, developing a service project to support a local non-profit organization....
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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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Checking Account and Debit Card Simulation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This excellent selection of worksheets walks learners through fundamental principles of personal finance and economics: writing and endorsing checks, tracking spending, and the how-to's of maintaining a checking account.
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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 plan on credit management. They...
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The Credit Safari

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How cool, an interactive personal finance game! Young consumers play a real-life scenario game to practice making credit decisions. They play the game then discuss good and bad credit choices. The scenarios revolve around the use of a...
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Budgeting - It's for Everyone

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Budgeting, personal finance, and real life math skills are all addressed in this financial literacy instructional activity. Your class watches "Money Smarts" then participate in classroom activities that require them to make budgets...
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Create a Budget

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

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students manage fake money by paying their $100 if they are late, turn assignments in late, talk out of turn, and more. In this money management lesson plan, students with the most money at the end of 2 weeks get a prize.
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Managing My Money

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders use The Berenstain Bears' to learn about money management. For this money management lesson, 2nd graders read The Berenstain Bears' Dollars and Sense book and complete the 'Rainy Day' worksheet. Students then discuss the...
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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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Talking to Teens About Money

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Your teenagers are probably very good at spending money, but how good are they at managing it? Teach class members about banking, checking accounts, interest rates, car insurance, and many other relevant concepts with a series of...
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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 plan, which focuses on consumer responsibilities, creditworthiness, and establishing a credit history.
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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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Lesson 2: In the Aftermath

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Don't wait for a crisis to get your finances together. An economics lesson demonstrates the importance of understanding crucial documents, banking basics, and financial tools with the focus on Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and its effects.
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Making Money

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The first step in managing your money is making money! Learn about ways to find and interview for a job with a thorough lesson on personal finances. Kids learn about the ways to earn a paycheck and then manage the funds they receive.
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Money Wise

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Does money seem to slip through your middle schoolers' fingers? Encourage them to examine spending, saving, and budgeting habits with a unit on consumer skills and money management. Young spenders study the waste that occurs with school...
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Let’s Get Financially Focused

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students get financially fit. In this economics lesson, student participate in a series of activities that challenge them to understand how to use credit.
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Scoring a Financial Education

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students explore the concept of money management. In this money management lesson, students read an article about students taking a finance course in high school and college. Students discuss the importance of money management. Students...
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Money Management

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars role play buying and selling items. In this economics instructional activity, students are given play money with which to purchase items, as well as value their own items for others to buy. Each student in the group works...
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Skill 4: Manage Your Money

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This simple activity requires class members to consider the importance of money management as an individual, and also in other roles (parent, business owner, etc.). They brainstorm a list of indicators of effective money management, and...