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374 reviewed resources for Managing Financial Resources

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Buying a Car

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Middle schoolers learn how to manage their money. They view a PowerPoint presentation with instructions for researching and buying a car, select cars for themselves based on their budget, and respond to questions about the activity.
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What's a Good Job?

For Teachers 12th
Upper graders almost always stress about life after high school. To ease the transition to adult life, discuss how to select a job to meet personal needs. Two writing prompts are included to help learners consider what they'd like to do...
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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 students 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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Credit and Debt: Understanding Credit Reports and Managing Debt

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Credit cards are tempting to use right out of high school. Teach your upperclassmen the benefits and challenges of credit and how it can affect their future. The lesson covers credit scores and ways to strengthen credit if learners find...
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Teach Financial Literacy Through Mathematics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students need to learn the important life skill of managing money.
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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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Money Management

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students choose an occupation and set up a paper family and household. They create a monthly budget, pay monthly bills and file taxes. They practice math skills using financial information and view money as a resource. They create an...
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Buying on Credit

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Explore using credit in this financial responsibility and math lesson plan. Learn to identify the acronym of "PRT" as Principle x Rate x Time, then calculate interest based on this formula. Do some real-world problem solving and choose...
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Extra Credit: It’s No Fairy Tale

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss their knowledge of payday loans and credit cards. In this Economics lesson, students complete a read an article and Q&A activity in groups, and play a vocabulary bingo game and a quiz game on payday loans. Students...
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Managing Your Finances

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice the skills involved in managing their finances. The steps in balancing a checkbook and matching expences to a bank statement are practiced and written in detail. This instructional activity is intended for students...
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Decisions, Decisions

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students open their own financial management consulting firm, which offers a variety of financial advice. They prepare a financial plan for a simulated client.
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An Introduction to Personal Finance

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students study personal finance and building wealth. In this economics lessons, students use Federal Reserve Bank publications to research answers and to make written recommendations for solutions to problems presented by several callers...
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The World of Whyville!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore money management with bank accounts. For this money management lesson, students use the program Second Life to manage a virtual checking and savings account.  Students keep a journal recording their experiences...
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Building Wealth

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore budgeting.  in this building wealth lesson plan, students examine ways to invest and save money.  They set financial goals and determine methods to reach the goals.  Students discuss managing debt, credit reports and...
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Money Smart Choices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students make choices regarding money management. In this personal finance lesson, students explore budgets, incomes, and expenses as they learn vocabulary regarding personal finance and consider how to create personal budgets.
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Stressed Out

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students identify ways to manage everyday stress. They participate in a class discussion about sources of stress, develop a list of ways to reduce stress, and create a "Chill-Out" calendar with daily ways to relieve their stress.
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Using Obama's Speeches to Teach Word Stress

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
Students listen to President Obama's speeches to learn and listen for word stress. In this word stress lesson plan, students also practice stressing important words on their own.
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Financial Literacy - Insurance and Risk Management

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine how insurance and risk management can protect people from unnecessary financial loss.
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Deciding to Serve

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine different ways where they can be most effective in sharing their newly acquired financial expertise.  In this cross curricular lesson plan, 7th graders participate in a service project. Students design a service...
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Understanding and Identifying Individual Resources

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students identify their own individual resources in the categories of financial, emotional, mental, physical, role models, knowledge of hidden rules, and support systems.
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Money Responsibility

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Introduce young learners to the important life skill of responsibly managing money and recording how much they spend and save. 
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Allowances and Spending Plans

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Help youngsters understand how to manage small amounts of money by discussing an allowance and the difference between spending, saving, and giving.  
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Saving and Investing

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Impress upon your young adults the importance of saving and investing, and give them a foundational vocabulary from which they can continue to build their financial literacy. This lesson plan covers short- and long-term budget goals,...
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In Trouble

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What are some of the financial risks associated with using credit? Pupils learn the warning signs of incurring financial hardship, and through PowerPoint presentations, worksheets, and discussion, discover the implications of such events...