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Advertising: Dollars and Decisions
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Consumers see or hear thousands of advertisements each day. The April 2017 issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance reviews advertising history and strategies ads use to create demand and influence consumer tastes and preferences.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Reading
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Page One Economics
Author:
Jeannette Bennett
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Agricultural Economics and Business Management
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Course provides students with the information and skills necessary for career success in agribusiness and in the operation of entrepreneurial ventures. Topics include economic principles, budgeting, risk management, finance, business law, insurance and resource management. Other possible topics are development of a business plan, employee/employer relations, problem solving and decision making, using computers. A survey of the careers within the agricultural industry is also incorporated. ** References to Common Core Standards are included as the first slide in each lesson's PowerPoint**

Subject:
Agriculture
Career and Technical Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Lesson Plan
Author:
New Mexico AgriScience Lesson Plan Library
New Mexico Agriculture Education Association & FFA
Date Added:
09/27/2023
The Amazing $2,000 Pizza - Continuing Feducation Video Series, Episode 3
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Episode 3 of the Continuing Feducation Video Series, The Amazing $2,000 Pizza, emphasizes the importance of using credit cards responsibly.

Subject:
Economics
Social Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Videos
Date Added:
09/11/2019
The Art of Decisionmaking Online Course for Teachers and Students
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If you look at what psychologists consider to be high-level stressors, you'll find a list of about 40 life events. We have no control over many of these events, but for more than half, we do. So much of our stress and success in life depends on the decisions we make. In this short course, your students will learn the economic underpinnings of the need to make decisions, why every decision bears a cost, and how to make informed decisions.

Subject:
Economics
Social Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Date Added:
09/11/2019
BSA 110 Personal Finance
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BSA 110 -- Personal FinanceWelcome to the wonderful world of Finance (and money)!! The course is a 8 weeks, you need to keep up with the Modules.  There are 8 Modules, so we will complete one module every week.Personal Finance refers to how you manage your money, including your income, expenses, and savings. When you put effort into managing your personal finances, you have a better grasp on where your money is going and what changes you can make to meet your future financial goals.  Your Personal Finances are crucial in almost all aspects of your life.  How you handle your credit, what is your purchasing power, and am I prepared for retirement?  What are my short- and long-term financial needs?We will be looking at many different topics: Investing, The Fed, Stocks, Mutual Funds, and Retirement, to name a few.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Finance
Material Type:
Full Course
Author:
Micah Weedman
Edmund Bushman
Date Added:
03/23/2023
Bankruptcy Basics
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Students learn that bankruptcy is a federal court proceeding designed to help individuals address debt problems and to provide fair treatment to creditors. They learn the six different types of bankruptcy; however, the lesson focuses on the two types of bankruptcies used mostly by consumers: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. They analyze bankruptcy terms and learn the similarities and differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 procedures. They also participate in an activity that requires them to work collaboratively to match a bankruptcy step with its correct description. As an assessment, they review scenarios and suggest the best bankruptcy option. This lesson assumes that students are familiar with credit, uses of credit, types of credit, and basic credit terminology.

Subject:
Economics
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Author:
Vicki Fuhrhop
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Bankruptcy: When All Else Fails
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Many people find themselves in financial trouble, but it is good to know there are options available should you need serious financial help. The April 2018 bonus edition of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance discusses earning income, budgeting, late payments, and collections. It introduces the basics of legal protection offered in the form of bankruptcy and describes some potential consequences of filing a bankruptcy case.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Reading
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Page One Economics
Author:
Kris Bertelsen
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Banks and Alternatives - Personal Finance 101 Conversations, Episode 19
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Payday and title lenders, pawn shops, check-cashing services and prepaid cards can be convenient and valuable financial services, similar to those offered by traditional providers of such services—banks and credit unions. What are the costs and benefits of using alternative financial services, as well as of going to a bank or credit union?

Subject:
Economics
Social Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Videos
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Beatrice's Goat
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In this lesson, students listen to a story about Beatrice, a little girl from Uganda, who receives a goat and the impact of that goat on her family. They learn what it means to save and use estimation to decide whether or not people have enough money to reach a savings goal. They also work through a set of problems requiring that they identify how much additional money people must save to reach their goals. Students learn what opportunity cost is and identify the opportunity costs of savings decisions made by Beatrice and her family.

Subject:
Economics
English Language Arts
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Reading
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Author:
Bonnie Meszaros
Mary C. Suiter
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Ben Franklin: Highlighting the Printer
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Students will learn that money is an invention. They will read and analyze an essay focusing primarily on one aspect of Ben Franklin's life his work as a printer and how he was an inventor and entrepreneur who also promoted the use of currency in the United States. Students will cite specific textual evidence regarding problems and solutions and will answer questions and complete a timeline. By using evidence and information gleaned from text, students will write a fictitious social media post defending the selection of Ben Franklin's portrait for the $100 note.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
History
Social Science
U.S. History
Material Type:
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Reading
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Budgeting 101 Online Course for Teachers and Students
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Budgeting is the most basic and most important tool in anyone's financial toolbox. With this resource, students are given the hands-on opportunity to create budgets for fictional "Regan" during her sophomore year in nursing school, and, later, as a recent graduate with an apartment and a new car. Using either Microsoft® Excel or Google Docs, the students download our budgeting tool with space for their own budget, as well as the examples they created by establishing Regan's budget.

Subject:
Economics
Social Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Business Administration: Personal Finance Syllabus
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Business Administration: Personal Finance Syllabus

BA 218

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students develop personal financial skills to help them make informed
and smart monetary decisions.

COURSE OBJECTIVES: The successful student will be able to demonstrate the following skills:
 Personal budgeting techniques.
 Knowledge of banking practices and typical fee structures as they relate to the student’s
personal finances including bank reconciliation.
 Knowledge of consumer credit including the value of credit scores and interest rates as
it applies to personal debt.
 Knowledge of the decision variables when making major purchase decisions.
 Knowledge of investing and how to maximize retirement plan decisions.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Finance
Material Type:
Syllabus
Author:
Carla Moha
Date Added:
03/08/2021
CPI Market Basket
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In this lesson, students will explore a market basket of goods and services and determine what is in each category in the market basket. Students learn that the consumer price index (CPI) is made up of market basket goods and services for which the prices are compared each month to determine if the price of any of the items has changed and if there has been inflation. Students will engage in role-play scenarios to understand the effects of inflation.

Subject:
Economics
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Author:
Eva Johnston
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Capital Markets Online Course for Teachers and Students
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Capital markets include the stock and bond markets, and this is where businesses turn for funding when they need investors. In this course, students will learn how capital markets keep the economy moving and how they provide opportunities for businesses, entrepreneurs and investors to achieve their goals.

Subject:
Economics
Social Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Car Insurance - Personal Finance 101 Conversations, Episode 20
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Car insurance is complicated. How much does car insurance cost and what do all those terms and numbers mean? These two segments of Personal Finance 101 Conversations offer insights and information about purchasing car insurance. The content for these videos was reviewed by members of the Missouri Insurance Education Foundation.

Subject:
Economics
Social Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Videos
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Cards, Cars, and Currency Curriculum Unit
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Cards, Cars and Currency is a curriculum unit that challenges students to become involved in three specific areas of personal finance: credit cards, debit cards and purchasing a car.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Economics
Finance
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Date Added:
10/06/2014
Cards, Cars, and Currency Online Course for Teachers and Students
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Cards, Cars and Currency is a set of personal finance programs that encourages participants to learn about three areas of personal finance: credit cards, debit cards and purchasing a car. Cards, Cars and Currency includes five individual programs that can be used together or individually to enhance personal finance learning.

Subject:
Economics
Social Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Date Added:
09/11/2019