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Spending patterns change over time because of changes in income, education, the structure of our families, and technology. The April 2018 issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance addresses how phone technology has changed our lives and our budgets.
Inflation numbers are important economic indicators. But thinking beyond the numbers reveals a deeper reality. Some businesses respond to inflation with shrinkflation and skimpflation. Learn about these practices and their effect on consumers.
This article introduces teens to prepaid cards and discusses ways to compare card features and fees. An activity to evaluate card options is included.
Review the meanings of some of the personal finance and economic concepts contained in this article.
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.
Use this infographic to help reinforce and explain concepts to your students related to considering the advantages and costs associated with credit.
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.
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.
This video from the Continuing Feducation series provides a short overview of credit scores—how they are determined and why they are important.