All resources in Financial Ed. Public Private Partnership

Building and Growing a Business

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Students review the various stages for starting and growing a business, and match them up to the same stages for growing a garden. Spanish version is also available. This resource is not openly licensed, but is available for free online viewing for educational purposes.

Material Type: Homework/Assignment, Lesson, Lesson Plan

Author: Biz Kids

Education, Income, and Wealth

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No surprise—people with more education often earn higher incomes and are unemployed less than those with less education. Those with higher incomes also tend to accumulate more wealth. Why? Research shows that well-educated people tend to make financial decisions that help build wealth. Their strategies, though, can be used by anyone.

Material Type: Lesson, Reading

Author: Scott A. Wolla


Financial Aid and Financial Literacy

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The cost of college should never discourage anyone from going after a valuable degree. –Arne Duncan, former United States Secretary of EducationLEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this section, you will be able to:Establish financial goalsIdentify strategies for creating and maintaining a budgetDescribe available options for paying for collegeDescribe the benefits and risks of creditDevelop financial literacy skills to prepare for your financial future

Material Type: Module

Author: Janice Grover-Roosa

Lesson Guide: How Checking Works

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In this lesson, students will be able to: -Explain what a checking account is used for -Understand the variety of ways they can deposit and withdraw funds from their checking account -Describe the consequences of not being in the banking system -Read a bank statement -Understand what the various components of a bank statement mean to interpret where their money goes

Material Type: Lesson

Author: Next Gen Personal Finance