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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.
This article offers suggestions on ways to help kids make better purchasing decisions to avoid buyer's remorse.
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.
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.
Federal individual income tax must be paid to the U.S. government, but the amounts paid vary widely. This issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance addresses basic facts about the tax—its history, purpose, and current structure.
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.
The longest and deepest downturn in the history of the United States and the modern industrial economy lasted more than a decade, beginning in 1929 and ending during World War II in 1941.
A shortage of money was a problem for the American colonies. The early settlers brought coins from Europe but they went quickly back there to pay for supplies. Without enough money, the colonists had to barter for goods or use primitive currency.
Use this infographic to help reinforce and explain concepts to your students related to considering the advantages and costs associated with credit.