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Credit for Kids

Be. Credit. Smart.
  • Introduction: Overview and Instructional Strategies
  • Lesson 1: Making Spending Decisions
  • Lesson 2: Spending Plans
  • Lesson 3: Earning Money
  • Lesson 4: What is Money?

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  • Lesson 1: Allowances and Spending Plans
  • Lesson 2: Money Responsibility
  • Lesson 3: Saving and Investing
  • Lesson 4: Comparison Shopping

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  • Lesson 1: Making Decisions
  • Lesson 2: Making Money
  • Lesson 3: The Art of Budgeting
  • Lesson 4: Living on your Own
  • Lesson 5: Buying a Home
  • Lesson 6: Banking Services
  • Lesson 7: Credit
  • Lesson 8: Credit Cards
  • Lesson 9: Cars and Loans
  • Lesson 10: The Influence of Advertising
  • Lesson 11: Consumer Awareness
  • Lesson 12: Saving and Investing
  • Lesson 13: In Trouble
  • Lesson 14: Consumer Privacy

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  • Lesson 1: Money Matters: Why It Pays to Be Financially Responsible
  • Lesson 2: Dream Big: Money and Goals
  • Lesson 3: Road Rules: Researching and Buying a Car
  • Lesson 4: The Cost of College: Financing Your Education
  • Lesson 5: A Perfect Fit: Finding the Right Career for You
  • Lesson 6: Keeping Score: Why Credit Matters
  • Lesson 7: Privacy Please: Protecting Your Identity
  • Lesson 8: Making it Work Together: Money and Roommates
  • Lesson 9: A Plan for the Future: Making a Budget
  • Lesson 10: Make It Happen: Saving for a Rainy Day
  • Lesson 11: Savvy Spending: Sharpening Money Decisions
  • Lesson 12: Bank or Bust: Selecting a Banking Partner
  • Lesson 13: Nothing But Net: Understanding Your Take Home Pay
  • Lesson 14: Using Credit Wisely
  • Lesson 15: The Danger of Debt: Avoiding Financial Pitfalls
  • Lesson 16: Home Sweet Home: Purchasing a Place
  • Lesson 17: Smooth Sailing: Exploring Insurance and Estate Planning
  • Lesson 18: A Way to Wealth: Understanding Interest and Investments
  • Lesson 19: Financial Forces: Understanding Taxes and Inflation
  • Lesson 20: The Tools to Build Your Financial Dream
  • Lesson 21: Buy, Sell or Hold?: An Overview of Investing
  • Lesson 22: Kindness Counts: Understanding Charitable Giving
  • Glossary

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  • Lesson 1: The Art of Budgeting
  • Lesson 2: Living on your Own
  • Lesson 3: Buying a Home
  • Lesson 4: About Credit
  • Lesson 5: Credit Cards
  • Lesson 6: Cars and Loans
  • Lesson 7: Consumer Awareness
  • Lesson 8: Saving and Investing
  • Lesson 9: In Trouble
  • Lesson 10: About Consumer Privacy

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  • Lesson 1: Making Decisions
  • Lesson 2: Making Money
  • Lesson 3: Budgeting Your Money
  • Lesson 4: Shopping Wisely
  • Lesson 5: Living on Your Own
  • Lesson 6: Banking Services
  • Lesson 7: Understanding Credit
  • Lesson 8: Cars and Loans
  • Lesson 9: Protecting Your Money
  • Lesson 10: Saving and Investing

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Grades 7 – 8

Junior high school students can prepare for the real world with these activities. Lessons include making financial decisions and credit card basics.

Lesson Title
Teacher’s Guide
Student Activities
PowerPoints
Lesson 1: Making Decisions pdf pdf pdf
Lesson 2: Making Money pdf pdf pdf
Lesson 3: The Art of Budgeting pdf pdf pdf
Lesson 4: Living on your Own pdf pdf pdf
Lesson 5: Buying a Home pdf pdf pdf
Lesson 6: Banking Services pdf pdf pdf
Lesson 7: Credit pdf pdf pdf
Lesson 8: Credit Cards pdf pdf pdf
Lesson 9: Cars and Loans pdf pdf pdf
Lesson 10: The Influence of Advertising pdf pdf pdf
Lesson 11: Consumer Awareness pdf pdf pdf
Lesson 12: Saving and Investing pdf pdf pdf
Lesson 13: In Trouble pdf pdf pdf
Lesson 14: Consumer Privacy pdf pdf pdf