This program was developed in response to a growing interest in teaching students about personal finance through settings outside of the traditional school day. The program teaches young students about financial choices, cost‐benefit analysis for purchases, the role of an entrepreneur, and the economics and finances of their individual communities—all with a goal of helping children understand that saving is a good thing for us as individuals and as a nation. The program has two distinctive features that align with CEE’s delivery strategy of providing both content and pedagogy: a 12‐lesson manual and a training component for service providers. Watch the trailer above and the full-length video to learn more about this program.

Key Concepts

Advertising, Banking, Budget, Choice, Entrepreneurship, Goods, Income, Interdependence, Opportunity Cost, Saving, Scarcity, Benefit, Costs, Profit, Public Goods, Services, Taxes, Wants, Private Good, Savings Account, Expenses, Goal, Revenue

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