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Grade 9-12
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Lesson

Paying for Post-Secondary Education

Time: 90 mins,
Updated: September 20 2019,

Objective

Students will be able to:

  • Describe and identify the costs and benefits of post-secondary education payment options.
  • Identify and analyze return on investment of post-secondary education through cost/benefit analysis.

In this personal finance lesson, students will look at different options to help finance post-secondary education.

Book Info

This lesson is part of Financial Fitness for Life 9-12, 3rd Edition and provides the slides and activities with educational technology tools. For full access to the book, shop the teacher guide and student workbook below.

Teacher Guide

Student Workbook

Available in eBook and hard copy

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Description

This lesson is designed to look at different options to help finance post-secondary education. Whether students want to attend a community college, university, complete an apprenticeship or other training, they will probably need to finance all or part of their education. Students will describe the costs and benefits of post-secondary education payment options and analyze the return on investment of post-secondary education for various scenarios.

Subjects:
Personal Finance