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Financial Literacy Month - High School Resources

Use these Grade 9 – 12 resources as you celebrate Financial Literacy Month. Teach a different theme each week – Earning Income, Saving and Investing, Spending and Budgeting, and Managing Credit and Risk.

Lesson

Buying on Credit

This personal finance lesson discusses the costs of credit in a manner that helps students calculate those costs and integrate...
Key Concepts: Credit Card, Interest, Secured Debt…

Integers and Net Worth

In this lesson students explore the concept of “net worth” and how it is calculated. They practice using integers while...
Key Concepts: Credit, Earned Income, Net Worth

Content Partner

Making a Budget - It Is All Spending!

Students discover that all elements of a budget are essentially spending on goods and services.
Key Concepts: Decision Making, Goods and Services, Income…

Choosing Sides: Which Drivers Would You Insure?

In this personal finance lesson, students will participate in insurance pools to learn how car insurance markets deal with risks.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Insurance, Risk and Return

NYSE Made Easy

In this personal finance lesson, students will make choices about buying stocks.
Key Concepts: Financial Markets

The Basics of Saving and Budgeting

In this personal finance lesson, students will identify ways to spend and save to learn how to reach financial goals.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis

What is a Stock?

The students work in small groups that represent households. Each household answers questions about stocks and stock markets. For each...
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Financial Markets, Investing

Show Me the Money!

Students will investigate the unforeseen costs of car loans and/or house loans. They will then evaluate the economics of decision...
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Choice, Consumers…

Should I Use Cash or Credit?

To use or not to use credit for a major purchase is an important decision. There is a nifty process...
Key Concepts: Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Opportunity Cost

The Economics of Homebuying

In this personal finance lesson, students interpret charts and graphs to analyze home buying trends, and then use a mortgage...
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis

'You Paid How Much for That Ticket?'

Have you ever been the victim of discrimination? That is, have you ever been treated differently from other people based...
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Demand, Markets and Prices

Activity

Taxes Tic Tac Toe

In this game, students can play tic tac toe while answering questions about proportional, regressive, and progressive taxes.
Key Concepts: Taxes

You Decide - Money Allocation Game

Let your students allocate $20,000 money to these repair jobs based on how important they are in the area!
Key Concepts: Money Management, Opportunity Cost, Scarcity…

GameStop Trial by Jury

In this economics activity, students will have a discussion/debate about GameStop Short Squeeze.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Financial Investments, Markets and Prices

Content Partner

Evaluating Credit Card Offers

In this personal finance activity, students will use Mint to learn about credit card offers.
Key Concepts: Credit, Interest

Calculator

Interest Calculator

This interest calculator can be used to calculate the monthly payments and final amount paid on a loan for various...
Key Concepts: Credit, Interest

Video

Saving and Investing Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn about saving and investing and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Interest, Saving and Investing

Buying on Credit Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn about buying on credit and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Credit

Insurance Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn about insurance and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Insurance, Risk and Return

Credit Decisions Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn about credit and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Credit, Goods and Services, Interest

Money Management/Budgeting Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn how to budget and manage their money and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Saving and Investing, Scarcity

Professional Development

Why Save? | Lesson Demo

This video is a classroom demonstration of Lesson 1: Why Save? from CEE's Learning Earning and Investing for a New...
Key Concepts: Compound Interest, Interest