Saving & Investing Lessons

Welcome to our page on saving and investing! We believe that understanding how to save and invest money is a crucial skill in financial literacy. Our resources are designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of saving and investing, including creating a budget, setting financial goals, and exploring different investment options. 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 take control of their finances. From building an emergency fund to exploring the stock market, our materials will help students develop healthy financial habits and achieve financial success.

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    What is Social Security? Tax Contributions and Benefits

    This lesson teaches students about the basics of Social Security and its role in their future financial planning. It provides a comprehensive overview of how Social Security works, including the impact of payroll tax contributions on future benefits. Students will discover the importance of incorporating Social Security into their retirement strategies and learn how early … Continue reading What is Social Security? Tax Contributions and Benefits


    Unexpected Inflation: Navigating Higher Prices on a Budget Lesson

    This lesson teaches students how inflation and interest rates impact your daily life and budget, based on the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) report. It covers the effects of inflation on various aspects of daily budgeting, from grocery shopping to managing household expenses. The lesson also explores practical strategies for stretching your dollar further amid … Continue reading Unexpected Inflation: Navigating Higher Prices on a Budget Lesson


    Loud Budgeting: New Saving Money Trend Lesson

    Students learn a lesson about the importance of financial transparency and responsibility through “Loud Budgeting,” a social media trend popularized on TikTok. This approach to personal finance focuses on openly communicating financial limitations, such as declining social outings to stay within budget. It’s a lifestyle shift that emphasizes vocal financial responsibility, encouraging individuals to balance … Continue reading Loud Budgeting: New Saving Money Trend Lesson


    What is Cryptocurrency? Understanding the Basics Lesson

    This lesson is designed for students to learn about the essentials of cryptocurrency, from its definition as digital money to the complex workings of blockchain technology and cryptography. It explores the acquisition, value, benefits, and risks of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. Students learn about the foundational aspects and complexities of cryptocurrencies in this comprehensive lesson. … Continue reading What is Cryptocurrency? Understanding the Basics Lesson



    What is a Mutual Fund? Understanding the Basics Lesson

    A lesson for students on about the fundamentals of mutual funds, including diversification, fund management, types of funds, fees, and investing strategies. This guide is ideal for beginners seeking to understand and grow their wealth through mutual funds. Students learn about mutual funds as being collective investments in a variety of securities, underscoring the advantage … Continue reading What is a Mutual Fund? Understanding the Basics Lesson



    What is Money Management Lesson

    A lesson for students on the essentials of money management, from budgeting and saving to investing and debt handling, in this beginner’s guide. Discover the steps to make informed spending decisions, build good credit, and develop a strategic financial plan for long-term success. The lesson focuses on empowering individuals with essential financial skills for a … Continue reading What is Money Management Lesson