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Retirement Calculators
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Almost half of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for their future. But it's never too late to start saving for retirement. With these calculators as your guide, plan what you'll need and how to get there, so you can enjoy you... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
College Calculators
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There's no way around it: College is expensive. In recent years, 71% of graduates left college with student loan debt. But strategic planning can help families prepare for their children's higher ed expenses, and save money down t... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Family Finance Calculators
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Families expect the unexpected. But by planning for predictable expenses, from diapers and bottles to college tuition, families can accurately budget and prepare for the future. Use these calculators to get an idea of what to expe... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
This interactive activity illustrates the concept of comparative advantage in three hypothetical situations: first analyzing two workers in a pizza shop, then in an activity involving the production of phones and microwaves in two... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Distribution of Income
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Students engage in a simulation to explore how productivity influences the distribution of income and how government policy influences the redistribution of income. They calculate measures of central tendency for the entire class,... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Recently published, but likely written between 1958 and 1962, What Pet Should I Get? is the delightful tale of a definitive childhood event: selecting a family pet. The activities in this lesson focus on the decision-making proces... more »
Grades: K-2 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
The Entrepreneur Video
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Teach your students about the benefits of being an entrepreneur. In this video a young woman starts her own business cleaning garages and does so well that she is able to expand her business. CEE's Entrepreneurship Economics publ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Supply Chain Video
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Teach your students about supply chains. In this video a young woman starts her own business bedazzling cell phone cases and must figure out how to buy large quantities of rhinestones and make a greater quantity of cases to meet d... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Teach your students about debt and equity financing. In this video a small business owner wants to expand her business, but she must decide how to pay for the truck she needs to haul her product--by loan or equity. CEE's Entrep... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Credit Score Video
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Teach your students about credit scores. In this video a young man wants to get a loan to make surround sound video game chairs, but he has to improve his credit score first. This video can be shown along side the lessons from the... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Business Plan Video
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Teach your students about developing a business plan. In this video a young man uses a business plan to determine where he should sell his t-shirts, who will buy them, and how much profit he will make. CEE's Entrepreneurship Ec... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Spending Multipliers
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Students learn the definition of marginal propensity to consume and marginal propensity to save. After spending time practicing computing what these terms mean, students participate in a simulation to demonstrate how the marginal ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Renting a Place to Live
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This lesson uses a Better Money Habits video to help students will learn about the costs associated with renting a place to live. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Building a Better Budget
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This lesson uses the Better Money Habits video How to Set a Budget and Stick to It to reinforce the concepts of budgeting introduced in Lesson 7: Managing Cash in Financial Fitness for Life, Grades 6-8. more »
Grades: 6-8 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This interactive graphs the break-even point using the equation, Breakeven Quantity (BEQ) = Fixed Costs / (Total Revenue per Job - Average Cost per Job). Refer to the Math in the Real World lesson Break-Even Analysis, for more ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Getting Out of Debt
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This lesson uses the Better Money Habits video Steps to Help You Get Out of Debt to explain the concept of debt. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson uses a Better Money Habits video to help students better understand the process of finding a place to live. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson generates a class discussion on the importance of setting financial goals by using the Better Money Habits video Steps to Better Money Habits to expand student understanding of saving and budgeting. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Budgeting Basics
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This lesson uses a Better Money Habits video to reinforce budgeting concepts. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Using a Better Money Habits video, this lesson explains the differences between credit reports and credit scores. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson

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