Personal Finance

INTERACTIVE TOOLS

  • Human Capital

    Human Capital

    This 3-minute video explains the concept of human capital and how it affects earning income. This video, along with 50 similar videos, is also available on the Virtual Economics® CD-ROM.

    Grades: 6-8, 9-12

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  • Compound Interest Calculator

    Compound Interest Calculator

    The Compound Interest Calculator visually shows the dramatic effect that compounding can have on investments. Adjust the monthly savings, interest rate, and starting age to see how money ...

    Grades: 6-8, 9-12

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    Grades: 6-8, 9-12

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HIGH SCHOOL LESSONS

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    "MOBILE PHONES MATTER"

    Most high school students are comfortable using mobile phones. Many high school students use smartphones, such as iPhones, which are becoming part of our culture. It is also becoming more...

    Grades: 9-12

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    Opportunity Cost

    Consumers are faced with tough choices because so many innovative and exciting products and services are available. Therefore, engraining a decision-making process that includes consideri...

    Grades: 9-12

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    Understanding a Balance Sheet

    A balance sheet shows the assets, liabilities, and net worth for a business on a given day. This business document is one of the major documents used in evaluating a business. Students ...

    Grades: 9-12

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MIDDLE SCHOOL LESSONS

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LESSONS