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Common Cents: A Financial Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
This article suggests the idea of creating a financial vision board to help kids achieve short and long-term savings goals. The related activity guides them in constructing and personalizing their board.
Common Cents: Bypassing Buyer’s Remorse
This article offers suggestions on ways to help kids make better purchasing decisions to avoid buyer's remorse.
Common Cents: Learning Through Lending – Kids as Angel Investors
This article introduces microloans as a way to invest in entrepreneurs from Third-World countries. Examples of nonprofit organizations that facilitate the microloan process are given, as well as steps to begin investing in their business start-ups.
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.
Economics and the Olympics
These discussion questions and short activities, based on economic concepts from the Fifty Nifty Econ Concept Cards, can help use the Olympics as a springboard for economic discussions.
Entrepreneurial Self-Assessment Survey
What are the characteristics of an entrepreneur, and do I have any of them? Take the Entrepreneurial Self-Assessment Survey to discover more about your own entrepreneurial potential.
Girl Scout Budgeting Savvy
In this lesson, scouts will start their visit with a lesson centered on their Savvy Shopping and Money Manager journeys. Here they will learn what financial literacy skills it takes to budget and plan for a big trip to the zoo!
Treasury Offset Program to the Rescue (Page One Economics Focus on Finance)
This issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance explains how the Treasury Offset Program recovers taxpayer money from people who have received government benefits in error or by fraud and also recovers delinquent child support.
Putting Your Paycheck to Work
The resources below can be used with high school students and young adults to help them understand and manage their paychecks and income. Teachers can use the resources for employees as reading materials.
Economist Spotlight Dr Raphael Bostic
Explore patterns in home loan data with Dr. Raphael Bostic. Learn how identifying patterns can help you answer BIG QUESTIONS and create a stronger economy for everyone.