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Cash, Cards, Mobile, Oh My! How We Pay in the 21st Century
Register now to attend Federal Reserve Education’s April 20 Financial Literacy Month webinar.
Common Cents: Perusing Payment Cards
This article introduces teens to prepaid cards and discusses ways to compare card features and fees. An activity to evaluate card options is included.
Teaching Tips: Tracking Consumer Credit Trends
Review the meanings of some of the personal finance and economic concepts contained in this article.
Credit Bureaus: The Record Keepers (Page One Economics, Focus on Finance)
The December 2017 issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance addresses the growth of credit bureaus and how the credit reports they maintain affect both creditors and borrowers.
Laying the Foundation for Responsible Credit Use Infographic
Use this infographic to help reinforce and explain concepts to your students related to considering the advantages and costs associated with credit.
"How Does Where You Live Influence How You Live?" A Lesson Plan on Redlining
Learn about the history of redlining and its impact on wealth and health inequalities using historical maps and other primary sources. This three-module lesson plan includes handouts, video links, and a podcast to examine the connection between homeownership and disparities in wealth and health.
On the Move Mortgage Basics
Buying a home is a major financial decision, and for young people in particular the entire process can seem overwhelming.
Even though renting an apartment or buying a home may be a long time off, by using a budget, learning a decision-making process, and taking steps to establish credit, people can be more prepared when the time comes.
Understanding How a FICO Credit Score is Determined
This video from the Continuing Feducation series provides a short overview of credit scores—how they are determined and why they are important.
Making Sense of Private Debt Page One Economics
Although much attention is given to the mounting public debt, private debt (the debt of households and businesses) is actually larger. The March 2020 issue of Page One Economics® evaluates trends in private debt and what they could mean for the overall health of the economy.