Financial Literacy Month - Middle School Resources

Use these Grade 6 – 8 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.


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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…
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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
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Hey, Get a Job!

The second of a two-part unit on income-earning endeavors, this lesson has students choose a job or business to engage...
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Entrepreneurs
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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
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The Perfect Pet

In this economics interactive, students will learn about decision making while shopping for a fish.
Key Concepts: Decision Making, Economics
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Set a Savings Goal

In this personal finance activity, students will identify the steps needed to meet a savings goal.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Saving
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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
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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
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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
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