Credit Cards: More Than Plastic

Students learn about credit cards. Teaching Objectives: Describe how credit cards are used to purchase today’s wants with tomorrow’s money. Compute the total cost of purchasing goods using credit cards at different interest rates when making minimum payments. Standard 8: The student will describe and explain interest, credit cards, and online commerce. Suggested Grade Level … Continue reading Credit Cards: More Than Plastic

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Consumer Credit Legislation

Students learn about consumer credit legislation. Teaching Objectives: Explain key legislation related to consumer credit. Apply consumer credit legislation to specific credit problems. Standard 7: The student will identify the procedures and analyze the responsibilities of borrowing money. Suggested Grade Level 6th – 12th Grade Lesson Excerpt: Several state and federal laws have been enacted … Continue reading Consumer Credit Legislation

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Your Credit Score

Students learn about credit scores. Teaching Objectives: Describe the purpose of a credit report. Define the role of credit scores. Explain the importance of a good credit score. Standard 7: The student will identify the procedures and analyze the responsibilities of borrowing money. Suggested Grade Level 6th – 12th Grade Lesson Excerpt: When people apply … Continue reading Your Credit Score

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Sources of Credit: It Is In Your Interest?

Students learn about sources of credit and calculating interest rates. Teaching Objectives: Identify potential sources of credit. Compare credit sources. Evaluate credit practices. Calculate credit costs. Demonstrate the ability to make good credit choices. Standard 7: The student will identify the procedures and analyze the responsibilities of borrowing money. Suggested Grade Level 6th – 12th … Continue reading Sources of Credit: It Is In Your Interest?

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Borrowing Money: Remember the Interest

Students learn about the reasons and responsibilities of borrowing money. Teaching Objectives: Explain why people borrow money. Identify the rights and responsibilities of borrowing money. Demonstrate appropriate situations to borrow money. Evaluate the impact of borrowing money. Standard 7: The student will identify the procedures and analyze the responsibilities of borrowing money. Suggested Grade Level … Continue reading Borrowing Money: Remember the Interest

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