Introduction to Stocks | Basics for Beginners

A playful and engaging animated video that makes learning about stocks easy and fun for beginners. Learn the fundamentals of stocks and take the first steps towards understanding the stock market with this entertaining and informative video lesson. This video is designed to make the concept of stocks easy for anyone to understand. Covering the … Continue reading Introduction to Stocks | Basics for Beginners

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What is a Bank Statement? How to Read.

The lesson is about understanding and interpreting bank statements, which are documents that show financial transactions made to an account over a specified period of time. CONCEPTS Use this video lesson on the topic of bank statements, including the various components of a bank statement, such as the bank information, statement period, account number, type … Continue reading What is a Bank Statement? How to Read.

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What is Yield? How to Calculate

Learn the basics of investment yield, definition of yield, and how to calculate the percentage yield formula for bonds and stock dividends. CONCEPTS Use this video lesson on the topic to discuss the financial terminology and basic economic and related concepts of Yield Investment Return Bonds Stocks PROCEDURE Hand out the worksheet below (see the … Continue reading What is Yield? How to Calculate

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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

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What is Simple Interest? How to Calculate

Learn the basics of simple interest, and how it is calculated using the simple interest formula. CONCEPTS Use this video lesson on the topic to discuss the financial terminology and basic economic and related concepts of Interest Saving Money Principal PROCEDURE Hand out the worksheet below (see the GET LESSON button near the bottom of … Continue reading What is Simple Interest? How to Calculate

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How to Make a Budget – 5 Steps

Learn the basics of how to create a personal budget, including 5 simple steps. CONCEPTS Use this video lesson on the topic to discuss the terminology and basic economic and related concepts of Income Spending Saving Budgeting PROCEDURE Hand out the worksheet below (see the GET LESSON button near the bottom of the page). Show … Continue reading How to Make a Budget – 5 Steps

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What is Interest? Introduction to Interest Rates.

Learn the basics of interest, how you earn interest, and compound interest.  An introduction to interest rates. CONCEPTS Use this video lesson on the topic to discuss the terminology and basic economic and related concepts of Interest Interest Rates Saving Bank Loans PROCEDURE Hand out the worksheet below (see the GET LESSON button near the … Continue reading What is Interest? Introduction to Interest Rates.

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What Interest Rate Increases Mean for You

What to expect as the Federal Reserve (the central bank of the United States) increases interest rates. How it impacts your budget, and your money. Understand why the Federal Reserve is increasing rates, so we all will see our borrowing costs potentially rise. Here are some ways that rate hikes could affect you, your money, … Continue reading What Interest Rate Increases Mean for You

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Mittens Shops at Costco | Spending and Budgeting

A dog goes shopping for dog food at Costco. A fun class or lesson starter for the YouTube and TikTok generation on the importance of spending money wisely. When shopping for groceries, we often spend more than necessary and buy more groceries than we can eat, and lose track of what we actually bought. A … Continue reading Mittens Shops at Costco | Spending and Budgeting





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How to Prepare your Finances for an Emergency or Disaster

With all the uncertainty in the world, including pandemics, invasions, wars, and natural disasters, it reminds us we all need to plan so we are financially prepared. There are many situations in which you need to be financially prepared, including hurricanes, house fires, floods, pandemics, and more. Proper planning, including saving emergency money with a … Continue reading How to Prepare your Finances for an Emergency or Disaster

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