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The Basics of Saving

This collection is especially topical to these challenging times. It provides instruction targeted for high school and middle school students on saving: the nature of saving, the financial instruments for saving, and the interaction between saving and the rest of the economy.

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Financial Institutions and Services

In this personal finance lesson, students will look into financial institutions to learn about personal investing.
Key Concepts: Credit, Economic Institutions, Saving
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Saving

In this personal finance lesson, students determine their monthly earned income and estimate how much they could be saving.
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Roles of Government
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A Penny Saved

In this economics lesson, students will read and discuss the comic book, “A Penny Saved".
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Credit, Economic Institutions…
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Climbing the Savings Mountain

In this personal finance lesson, students discover how saving money can be compared to a mountain climb. 
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Credit, Economic Institutions…
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Budgeting for Income and Expenses

In this personal finance activity, students will use a real-world credit app, Mint, to follow Scott.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Decision Making
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Comparing Savings Accounts

In this personal finance activity, students will use Mint to learn about savings accounts and interest.
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions, Saving
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