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Decision Making

Students apply a particular model for making decisions in exercises that call for choosing a college and buying a personal…
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Scarcity
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Building a Better Budget

This lesson uses the Better Money Habits video How to Set a Budget and Stick to It to reinforce the…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Renting a Place to Live

This lesson uses a Better Money Habits video to help students will learn about the costs associated with renting a…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Rent to Own, Roles of Government…
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What Car Should I Buy?

This lesson uses a Better Money Habits video to explain the basic decisions involved in buying a car.
Key Concepts: Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Wants
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The Basics of Saving and Budgeting

This lesson generates a class discussion on the importance of setting financial goals by using the Better Money Habits video…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Establishing Credit

Using two Better Money Habits videos, this lesson increases student understanding of the importance of building and maintaining good credit.
Key Concepts: Bank Account, Collateral, Credit…
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Debit Cards vs Credit Cards

Using a Better Money Habits video, this lesson introduces students to the advantages and disadvantages of using debit cards and…
Key Concepts: Credit, Credit Rating, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Getting Out of Debt

This lesson uses the Better Money Habits video Steps to Help You Get Out of Debt to explain the concept…
Key Concepts: Credit, Interest, Risk and Return
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Setting Goals

This lesson uses a Better Money Habits video to reinforce student understanding of setting short-term, medium-term, and long-term goals.
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting
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Checking Out Checking Accounts

This lesson uses a Better Money Habits poster to help students examine the features of checking accounts.
Key Concepts: Automated Teller Machine (ATM), Budgeting, Economic Institutions…
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Meeting Financial Goals

In this lesson, students learn several basic steps to help them understand the importance of saving to meet future personal…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Creating a Financial Safety Net

This lesson uses a Better Money Habits video to explain why creating an emergency fund is important, especially when confronted…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Owning a Car

Using a Better Money Habits video, this lesson introduces students to the various costs associated with buying and operating a…
Key Concepts: Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Insurance…
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Buying a Home

This lesson uses a Better Money Habits video to help students compare the costs of renting or buying a place…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Credit Reports and Credit Scores

Using a Better Money Habits video, this lesson explains the differences between credit reports and credit scores.
Key Concepts: Credit, Credit Rating
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How Does Your Family Save?

This lesson uses a Better Money Habits video to discuss a family's regular shopping habits. 
Key Concepts: Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Wants
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Budgeting Basics

This lesson uses a Better Money Habits video to reinforce budgeting concepts.
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Rates of Change

This lesson uses a classic video clip to introduce variable and fixed inputs. Students participate in an activity that demonstrates…
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Profit
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