Borrowing Money Lessons

Welcome to our page on borrowing money! We believe that understanding how to borrow money responsibly is a crucial skill in financial literacy. Our resources are designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of borrowing money, including the different types of loans, interest rates, and repayment plans. Whether you’re a teacher, parent, or financial educator, our collection of lesson plans, worksheets, and activities will equip you with the tools you need to teach these critical skills and empower students to make informed decisions when it comes to borrowing money. From managing debt to building credit, our materials will help students become responsible borrowers and achieve their financial goals.

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    What is Compound Interest and How to Calculate Lesson

    A lesson for students on the transformative power of compound interest. It provides a deep understanding of both simple and compound interest, illuminating the ways money can accrue over time. The lesson explains the core distinctions between the two interest types, emphasizing the superior potential of compound interest for optimizing returns. Through practical examples, the … Continue reading What is Compound Interest and How to Calculate Lesson





    Understanding the Debt Ceiling (Debt Limit) and the National Debt of the United States

    The lesson explains the concept of the debt ceiling, or debt limit, and the national debt, their implications on the US government’s financial operations and the potential consequences of hitting the debt ceiling. It also discusses extraordinary measures and possible solutions to address the national debt, including raising the debt ceiling, cutting spending, increasing revenue … Continue reading Understanding the Debt Ceiling (Debt Limit) and the National Debt of the United States


    How to Prepare for a Recession

    Learn the basics of how to prepare yourself for a recession, economic loss, or potential job loss. Learn important steps and tips to help prepare and protect yourself for a decline in the economy, a layoff, job loss, unemployment, or other related event. CONCEPTS Use this video lesson on the topic to discuss the financial … Continue reading How to Prepare for a Recession