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Financial Fitness For Life 9-12, 3rd Edition

Financial Fitness for Life, 9-12 Third Edition is a CEE publication that helps teachers prepare students for life beyond the classroom by presenting materials based on real-world concepts in a way that reinforces learning through practice. The lesson plans within this collection have a description of the lesson, slides and/or activities with educational technology tools such as Kahoot! and/or Quizlet. For full access to the book, shop for the Teacher Guide and Student Workbook.

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How to Become a Millionaire

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn how to become wealthy in order to build their financial future.
Key Concepts: Income, Interest, Saving
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The Economic Way of Thinking

In this personal finance lesson, students will analyze two situations to apply economic thinking.
Key Concepts: Incentives, Opportunity Cost
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Decision Making

In this personal finance lesson, students will use a five-step model to learn about decision making.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Opportunity Cost, Scarcity
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Choosing a Career

In this personal finance lesson, students will evaluate careers to learn what career suits them.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Making Your Own Job

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn about entrepreneurship through examining business success.
Key Concepts: Entrepreneurs, Incentives, Risk and Return
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Uncle Sam Takes a Bite

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn about the basic principles of personal income tax.
Key Concepts: Income, Taxes
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Managing Your Money

In this personal finance lesson, students will practice making budgeting decisions for a young family.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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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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Managing Risk

In this personal finance lesson, students will understand the costs and benefits of the key types of insurance. 
Key Concepts: Insurance
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What is Credit?

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn the advantages and disadvantages of using credit.
Key Concepts: Credit, Interest, Risk and Return
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Making Credit Choices

In this personal finance lesson, students will examine five hypothetical cases to learn about credit.
Key Concepts: Credit
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Credit Reports and Credit Scores

In this personal finance lesson, students will calculate credit scores to learn how to read a credit report.
Key Concepts: Credit
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All About Interest

In this personal finance lesson, students will compaire the costs of loans and credit options to learn about loan repayment.
Key Concepts: Interest
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Shopping for a Credit Card

In this personal finance lesson, students will make informed choices when choosing and using credit cards.
Key Concepts: Credit, Interest
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Paying for Post-Secondary Education

In this personal finance lesson, students will look at different options to help finance postsecondary education.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Cost/Benefit Analysis
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Consumer Credit Protection

In this personal finance lesson, students will receive an overview of legal protection for those using consumer credit.
Key Concepts: Credit
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Don’t Be Scammed

In this personal finance lesson, students will review tips to avoid being scammed, and learn where to report scams.
Key Concepts: Risk
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What’s the Cost of Spending and Saving?

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn how compound interest makes savings grow.
Key Concepts: Interest, Opportunity Cost, Risk and Return…
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There Is No Free Lunch in Investing

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn about five types of risk in the modern investment world. 
Key Concepts: Financial Investments, Financial Markets, Risk and Return…
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Financial Investing

In this personal finance lesson, students will play a bingo game to learn about short and long term investments.
Key Concepts: Financial Investments, Financial Markets, Interest…
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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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Intro to TurboTax

In this personal finance activity, students will use TurboTax to learn and actively file taxes.
Key Concepts: Income, Taxes
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Intro to Mint

In this personal finance activity, students will be introduced to Mint and our fictional user Scott.
Key Concepts: Consumers
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Evaluating Credit Card Offers

In this personal finance activity, students will use Mint to learn about credit card offers.
Key Concepts: Credit, Interest
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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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