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### Break-Even Analysis

In this personal finance lesson, students will use breakeven analysis formula to analyze investment options.
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Goods and Services, Profit

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### Using Systems of Equations with Supply and Demand Application

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn supply and demand by utilizing a system of equations.
Key Concepts: Demand, Markets and Prices

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### Earning Credit

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn to compound interest and amortization to calculate the cost of a car.
Key Concepts: Credit, Interest, Risk and Return

### Forecasting Economics

Can you learn economics from the weather? Students will be able to integrate science, math, and economics through this engaging...
Key Concepts: Consumers, Goods and Services

### The 411 on College Education

One of the most important financial decisions people make is whether to go to college. The price tag of a...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Division of Labor/Specialization, Market Structures

### The Economics of Pro Sports: Why are the Cowboys and Yankees so Valuable?

This lesson investigates the value of sports franchises in the various professional sports leagues. Students will investigate the revenues and...
Key Concepts: Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Incentive…

### Understanding a Balance Sheet

A balance sheet shows the assets, liabilities, and net worth for a business on a given day. This business document...
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Insurance

### A Penny Saved

In this economics lesson, students will read and discuss the comic book, “A Penny Saved".
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Credit, Economic Institutions…

### Using an Excel Checkbook

Students will use a spreadsheet to enter checkbook transactions and reconcile.
Key Concepts: Bank Account, Bank Service Charges, Bank Statement…

### Loan Amortization - Mortgage

How to amortize a loan using an Excel spreadsheet.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Credit, Financial Planning…

### You've Won The Lottery! Now What?

Friday the 13th was your lucky day. You won the lottery! The lottery officials have given you a choice. You...
Key Concepts: Credit

### Avatar, King of the Box Office?

On January 26, 2010, the film Avatar officially topped Titanic as the top-grossing film of all-time at the box office....
Key Concepts: Fiscal Policy, Real vs. Nominal

### Balance of Payments (BOP)

International trade allows countries to buy and sell both domestic and foreign goods, as well as services and financial assets....
Key Concepts: Balance of Payments, Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments

### Utility

Can happiness be measured? Students will learn how utility relates to economic decision making and the law of diminishing marginal...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Demand, Wants

### How Much Does it Cost Now?

Students will use the FRED database to download the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and calculate the equivalent price of a...
Key Concepts: Fiscal Policy

### Okun's Law

The students sharpen their graphing skills by interpreting the relationship between changes in the unemployment rate (%) and real GDP....
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment

### The Family Vacation

Students will take a surprise trip around the world. As they travel, they will use clues to discover where they...
Key Concepts: Foreign Exchange, Money, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence

### Work, Earnings and Economics: Using 'Lyddie' by Katherine Paterson

To get started, the students will read Lyddie, a novel by Katherine Paterson. The novel is set mainly in Lowell,...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Choice…

### Banks & Credit Unions (Part I)

Students learn about banks and credit unions, identifying similarities and differences between the two types of financial institution. They also...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…

### It's a Not So Wonderful Life

In this lesson students learn about banks and banking. The study the fractional reserve system, and the role the Fed...
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions, Markets and Prices, Money…