This interactive tool is a part of the online personal finance game, Gen i Revolution. This is one of the fifteen "Missions" available within the online game. This Mission takes about 30 minutes to complete. To sign up to play the game, you'll need to register for an account on the Gen i Revolution web site.
In Mission 7, students try to convince Paul, Fred, and Diana to reconsider their decision to use alternative financial institutions in favor of less expensive choices.
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