In this lesson, students will learn about AI technology and its transformative impact on personal finance. Understand the skyrocketing growth of AI companies, the potential for an AI bubble, and the importance of investment diversification and comprehensive financial planning. This lesson offers a compelling and accessible exploration of the impact of AI technology on the … Continue reading AI Technology Investing. Bubble or Opportunity Lesson
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.
Saving Money When You are Broke Lesson
In this lesson, students will learn eight important steps for saving money. They will learn how to save money by assessing their financial situation, creating a budget, cutting expenses, prioritizing paying off high-interest debt, building an emergency fund, looking for additional income sources, automating their savings, and staying committed and accountable to their goals. CONCEPTS … Continue reading Saving Money When You are Broke Lesson
Understanding Different Types of Bank Accounts Lesson
In this lesson students will learn learn how to choose a bank account. A beginner’s guide to the different types of bank accounts, including checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, and CDs. Including their unique features, advantages, and limitations to help them make an informed decision about which account is best for their financial … Continue reading Understanding Different Types of Bank Accounts Lesson
What is the Federal Reserve Lesson
What is the Fed and what does it do? In this lesson, students learn the role of the Fed, or Federal Reserve, which is the central bank of the United States, in managing the economy and preventing financial crises through monetary policy. It covers the various ways the Federal Reserve regulates financial institutions, influences interest … Continue reading What is the Federal Reserve Lesson
What is Credit Score? Beginner’s Guide to Credit
The lesson explains credit scores in an easy to understand way. Understanding your credit score is crucial for managing your finances, whether you’re just starting to build credit or have been doing so for a while. CONCEPTS Use this video lesson on the topic of credit score. Learn basic credit and related concepts of: Credit … Continue reading What is Credit Score? Beginner’s Guide to Credit
Tax Tips to Help Save Money
Filing taxes and navigating the complexities of the tax code can be overwhelming. In this video, we’ll share some tips to help you make the most of filing your tax return. Using this as a warm-up or lesson starter is an effective way to engage students in a practical and relevant topic that directly affects … Continue reading Tax Tips to Help Save Money
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
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.
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
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