These resources include activities and tools for cost comparisons, tools and activities about banking, cost-comparisons that consider inflation, and even some material for younger students that focus on coins and their value. These concepts mesh well with many per-algebra and algebra topics.
Highlighted Tool: The Give-it-Up-to-Get-Rich Calculator:
This tool allows students to explore the cumulative effects of changing spending habits and behaviors. Thinking about expenses as not simple one-time occurrences, but instead looking at them as monthly or annual expenses is a critical step towards creating a successful budget or spending plan.If you have not already created a free account, you'll need to do so to access the Financial Education Problems of the Week.