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955 reviewed resources for financial literacy

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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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Sample Exam: Personal Financial Literacy

For Students 11th - 12th
Looking for a way to assess pupils' personal financial literacy? A 100-question, multiple-choice exam provides a good understanding of what class members already know and need to know about personal finance. 
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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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Just Sign Here: Bottom-Line Personal Finance Myths

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore budgeting myths. For this personal finance lesson, students complete a series of activities that help them recognize the pros and cons of credit. Students also discover the process for obtaining loans. This lesson...
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What is it to be Financially Literate?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What does it mean to be financially responsible? Develop a working definition of financial literacy with your classes. Using six scenarios, learners debate financial literate actions and develop a definition based on their decisions.
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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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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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Money Management Part III: Savings Accounts and Cash vs. Credit

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Help your class understand the importance of saving and managing their money. Here is part three to a unit on credit, cash, and savings. Learners discuss savings accounts and the idea that a budget plan can help them avoid costly credit...
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Money Management Part II: Checking Accounts

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Having money is great, learning to manage it wisely is imperative. First, the class has a discussion on the value and convenience of having a checking account. Then, they practice filling out deposit slips, keeping an account register,...
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'I'm Just Totally Lost' About Finances

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the concept of financial planning with your class. High schoolers read an article about planning for the financial future and discuss what steps the family in the article took to be financially sound. They consider where they...
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Money Math Lessons for Life

For Teachers 7th - 9th
An outstanding lesson on financial literacy is here for you. Learners are presented with six scenarios, then compute the amount of savings they will have in their accounts. They complete a series of exercises designed to teach them that...
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What is the Importance of Developing Job Skills?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Financial literacy is the way to teach! The class works in small groups to discover the relationship between education and income level. They use their math and problem-solving skills to complete two different activities. They work out a...
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Karma Tycoon (Video Game): Running a Nonprofit Unit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your class learns to launch and operate a nonprofit, procure funding, manage finances, and help others with this superbly designed unit. Includes well-crafted activities, Internet research, worksheets, vocabulary, and a high-interest...
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Money Management Board Game

For Students 11th
In this money management worksheet, students are provided with a game board.  Students follow the given directions as they move around a "Monopoly" type game board.
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Family Finances

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the dynamics of family finances. In groups, they discuss the importance of a budget and create their own given a fictional amount of money. As a class, they listen to a speaker from the bank discussing the importance of...
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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 is intended for use with a SMART Board and...
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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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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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You Can BANK on This! (Part 2)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This is part two in a four-part instructional activity on banking and personal finance. In this instructional activity, learners analyze whether or not they have made a good purchase, then discuss how to make an informed decision about a...
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The Bernstein Bear's Trouble with Money: Financial and Academic Literacy

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
What do figures of speech have to do with financial literacy? Take an interdisciplinary look at The Berenstain Bears' Trouble with Money to find out. Young analysts read about the cubs' spendthrift ways and how Mama and Papa Bear teach...
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Financial Planning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Only six steps to achieving a financial goal! Provide learners of any age with the tools to make and follow through with a sound financial plan. They'll review each of six steps needed to make a solid financial plan and discuss why they...
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Making Money

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Prepare your class for a life of financial literacy and stability with a unit about making money. Three lessons guides learners through the process of preparing a resume, interviewing for a job, and reading a pay stub.
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Saving and Investing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learn the difference between saving money and investing money, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. Kids review banking and personal finance terms before studying the different ways that people can reach their financial...
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Celebrate National Financial Literacy Month

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Boost achievement and engagement with real-world financial literacy lessons!

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