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PERSONAL FINANCIAL LITERACY: ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING STRATEGIES FOR SECONDARY SOCIAL STUDIES

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CONTENTS

  • Introduction
    (pdf, 91kb)

  • Section I - Economic Basics
    (pdf, 435kb)

    • The Four Factors of Production and their Rewards
    • Candy Bar Economics


  • Section II - Taxing and Spending
    (pdf, 344kb)

    • Local Taxes: Where Does All The Money Go?
    • State Taxes: Why Do We Pay the State?
    • Economic Investment in a Community: A Case Study
    • Is There Such a Thing as a Good Tax?


  • Section III - Money Management
    (pdf, 596kb)

    • Dream Life
    • Family Financial Project


  • Section IV - Savings and Investment
    (pdf, 295kb)

    • Investment: Does Money Grow?


  • Section V – Credit
    (pdf, 371kb)

    • Credit: Friend or Foe?
    • Read the Fine Print


  • Section VI – Insurance
    (pdf, 240kb)

    • Insuring Against Risk
    • Insurance: Do We Need It?


  • Section VII – Banking
    (pdf, 427kb)

    • Banks and Consumer Services
    • No Rubber Checks


  • Additional Resources
    (pdf, 67kb)