Katrina's Classroom - Lesson 1: Katrina Strikes
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- Katrina's Classroom - Lesson 1: Katrina Strikes
- Reserve Bank
During ordinary times, people with financial knowledge and skills contribute to a stable economy by consuming wisely, saving, and investing. In the face of a natural disaster such as a hurricane, tornado, or earthquake, or in the face of a personal crisis or tragedy, the financially prepared are generally able to recover more quickly, which helps the economy remain stable. Katrina Strikes is an introduction that sets the groundwork for developing the skills to create a plan for emergency and financial preparedness. Have students test their knowledge of the key concepts covered in the lesson with this interactive presentation.
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