 Agora Financial for Families  Group 3  GMU EDIT 730/752
Money management articles, lesson plans, and activities for selfstudy or teaching children and tweens about using money responsibly, budgeting, spending, and saving.
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 Amortization Schedule
JavaScript calculators for figuring out loan amortizations, investment fees, debt payoffs, savings, timesheets, and tips; for simulating investments; and for comparing savings rates and mortgages.
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 APY Calculator
Online calculators that convert annual percentage rate (APR) to annual percentage yield (APY) and vice versa (for certificate of deposit and savings account); and that calculate the real APR of a mortgage with points, origination fees, and closing costs.
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 Balducci's Actuarial Home Page  David P.M. Scollnik; Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, Univ. of Calgary
Links to popular actuarial resources: Balducci's List of Actuarial, Risk, and Insurance Links; Actuaries ( with Home Pages ) on the Web; Actuarial Programs in Academia; Actuarial ( Statistical ) Research Papers. Also information relating to actuarial
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 Balducci's Actuarial Home Page  D. Scollnik, Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Calgary
From the Division of Statistics and Actuarial Science. Actuarial announcements; Preprints; Researchers; Faculty; Undergraduate offerings.
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 The Billion Prices Project  Roberto Rigobon and Alberto Cavallo, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Billion Prices Project monitors the daily price fluctuations of millions of items sold by hundreds of online retailers in more than 70 countries. The Billion Prices Project (BPP) then uses those data to conduct economic research into pricing and sales
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 Budgeting Money (SMILE)  Yolanda Smith, Douglass Math and Science Academy
A lesson for grades 68 designed to teach students how to budget a monthly income; basic math techniques integrated with reading and social studies skills; how to search for employment in the want ad section of a newspaper; and the difference between
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 Building Homes of Our Own  National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
An interactive teaching tool for the middle and high school classrooms. The simulation presents a macro view of the entire home building process, from site selection to final sale. Students collect information, solve problems and make choices as they
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 By the Numbers  Kinder Magic Software
Practice basic consumer math skills with Java applets that pace you though arithmetic problems, step by step: addition or subtraction of whole numbers or of decimals, percent markup, multiplication by one and twodigit numbers, multiplying decimals,
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 CalculateWhat  Colin Fagras
Free online calculators. In addition to covering math topics such as algebra, geometry, and statistics, CalculateWhat crunches numbers on topics financial, scientific, and  under a category called "miscellaneous"  more whimsical and topical in nature.
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 Calculatorium  Nenad Mitrovic
JavaScript calculators for determining area, perimeter, surface area, volume, trigonometry, algebra, statistics, finance, conversions, health, and more. See also Calculatorium's timed, autoscoring tests and typeset formulas.
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 Centre for Analytical Finance (CAF)  University of Aarhus and Aarhus Business School, Denmark
CAF is based on a grant from the Danish Social Science Foundation. Its main purpose is to strengthen research in theoretical and applied finance in Denmark. It has members from the Department of Management and Department of Economics , University of
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 Centre for Discrete and Applicable Mathematics (CDAM)  London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
The Centre aims to bring together strands of mathematical work being carried out at the LSE and to raise the profile of mathematics in the social sciences, bringing together members from the departments of Economics, Mathematics, Operational Research,
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 Chicago Financial Mathematics Seminar  Alexander Adamchuk, Organizer
A seminar that is not a formal part of any academic program, open to those who might be interested in professional development and quantitative research in Financial Engineering and Risk Management, bringing together professionals and students from industry
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 A Collection of JavaScript Elabs Learning Objects  Hossein Arsham
A basic calculator for numerical experimentation, as a learning tool for the fundamental mathematical concepts and functions (as students do in, e.g. Physics labs.) Includes powers, exponents, square roots, factorials, trig functions. Link to further
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 Connected Curriculum Project (CCP)  Moore, Smith; Duke University
The Duke component of a coordinated effort to create interactive learning environments for a wide range of mathematics and mathematically based applications, combining the flexibility and connectivity of the Web with the power of computer algebra systems.
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 Contingency Analysis  Glyn Holton
Information on financial risk management, including value at risk, derivative instruments, credit risk and financial engineering. Discussion groups of risk management professionals; fundamentals, with an overview of enterprise risk management; research
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 Cool Math Dudes  ThinkQuest 1996
Problems to explore, with solutions: Investment Inquiry; Circle Selections; The Beginning of Breanna; Matrices Mayhem; Breanna Returns.... With a Watch; Roots of Algebra; Breanna's Chess Companions; Squares of All Shapes and Sizes (well, not of all shapes);
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 Cool School Tools  Tim Fahlberg
Shockwave whiteboard movies on algebra, geometry, probability, statistics, the mathematics of finance, and more. A whiteboard movie (WM) is a multimedia screen recording of writing on an electronic whiteboard (real or virtual) with or without voice and/or
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 Curriculum Guides: Math & Science  Star Tribune, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
The newspaper provides students with opportunities to apply their math skills to reallife problems and to read uptodate scientific information. Math You Can Bank on: reallife money and consumer skills; Mathematics in the News: from the simple calculation
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 Decision Theory and Decision Trees  Mind Tools
A method for organizing and analyzing financial decisions, and other decisions with clear numerical payoff.
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 Derivatives Page  Financial Pipeline
Derivatives are financial securities whose value is derived from another "underlying" financial security. Options, futures, swaps, swaptions, and structured notes are all examples of derivative securities. Derivatives can be used in hedging, protecting
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 Dream Home Mathematics (SMILE)  Dennis W. Montgomery, Lyman Trumbull Academy
A lesson for grades 512, designed to teach students to use basic math to determine affordability of a home based on a given income; calculate decimal placement for currency, percentages and interest; estimate affordability based on income; investigate
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 education.ti.com  Texas Instruments, Inc.
Texas Instruments calculator resources and educational solutions: product information; free program downloads; classroom activities, including both a test prep section and a free, collaborative forum for sharing favorite activities that use TI technology,
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 EiffelMath: Object Technology For Numerical Computation  Interactive Software Engineering, Inc.
A library of reusable objectoriented components for numerical computation. Applying the full Design by Contract approach, simple routine interfaces (with small argument lists), simple and consistent error handling through Eiffel's disciplined exception
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 Encarta Online  Microsoft Corporation
Browse or search for math lessons and activities for K12 students and teachers, from problem solving to probability and more.
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 Engineering Formulas  eFunda
Formulas, derivations, diagrams, and online calculators. Fluid mechanics topics include the NavierStokes equation, the Bernoulli equation, Reynold's number, pipe friction, manometer, and Venturi flowrate. Mechanics and materials topics: stress/strain,
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 Equation Search  Octahedron, LLC
Browse common equations in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, probability, and finance; or perform keyword searches by equation name, variable name, constant name, and category.
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 Estimating and Counting Money (SMILE)  Omega L. MinorClark, R. Nathaniel Dett Elementary School
A lesson designed to review estimating and rounding to the nearest dollar; teach skills and practice in counting money; and give students experience in estimating sums and products. From the Practical and Applied Math section of a collection of almost
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 Examining How Mathematics is Used in the Workplace  Annie and John Selden; Mathematical Association of America
Abstracts of studies on how much mathematics is used in various occupations: Mathematics in Automobile Production; Proportional Reasoning by Nurses; Modeling the Mathematics of Banking; Mathematical Models as Seen by Biologists; How do Scientists Interpret
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 Excel Models Blog  Jess
Blog about the use of Excel to analyze realworld problems mathematically. Posts, which date back to October, 2011, have included "Simple Excel Sales Dashboard," "Tutorial Using Concatenate Function In Excel," "Teacher Grade Book," "Buying House To Rent,"
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 Exponential Functions  Jim Rahn
Links to selected sites, projects, and graphing calculator explorations designed to foster understanding of the family of functions known as exponential functions, useful in such applications as population growth, compound interest, radioactive decay,
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 FactMonster: Math  FactMonster.com; the Learning Network
Almanac of information on numbers, measurement, tables and formulas, and money; with special features and online games and quizzes.
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 Family Finance  Utah State University Family Finance
PowerPoint presentations for selfguided study: financial attitudes, values & goals; budgeting; creating your financial information binder; and how to budget your money. Other resources from the Utah State University Cooperative Extension agency include
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 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
The Federal Reserve Bank has nine billion dollars in its vaults, and on an average day it destroys $20 million in unfit currency. At the Money in Motion exhibit you can explore the theoretical and mathematical realms of interest rates, inflation, and
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 Financial Calculators  Fair Isaac Corporation
Calculators to help you make decisions about borrowing money, debt pay off and savings; organized into mortgages, autos, loans, debit and credit cards, savings, personal finances, investments, and retirement planning. For example, use the loan savings
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 Financial Education  EverFi
Makers of interactive financial literacy learning and gaming platforms such as Vault, Everfi, and Buttonwood.
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 Financial Literacy Math Quizzes  HowToSaveMoney.me
Quizzes for practicing addition and subtraction of dollar and coin amounts, presented with pictures of US currency or as numerical expressions. "Grade My Quiz" or generate new problems with the click of a button. The site also offers finance calculators,
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 Financial Mathematics, Financial Engineering and Risk Management Workshop  FinMath.com @ Chicago
All about Mathematical Finance and Derivatives  new books, journals, seminars, conferences, workshops.
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 Finanzierungsrechner
Online calculation tools to perform financial calculations such as IRR, NPV, and annual interest rates.
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 Hands on Banking  Wells Fargo Bank NA
Selfpaced financial literacy lessons on budgeting, savings and checking, credit, investing, and more. Kids learn with space aliens Zing and Zoey; teens, with characters Angie and Alex; young adults, with live action age cohorts. This initiative of Wells
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 Herkimer's Hideaway  Sanderson M. Smith, Cate School, Carpinteria, CA
Assignments and readings: a resource for mathematics students and teachers, particularly in the areas of Algebra II, AP Statistics, and Statistics/Finance. See also Smith's Writings and reflections.
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 High School Financial Planning Program  National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)
A sixunit program that provides teens with a greater understanding of and ability to manage their personal finances in the areas of goal setting, budgeting, and saving. With games, simulations, case studies, and interactive exercises, the site provides
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 How Banks Work  HowStuffWorks
An illustrated article describing the functions of banks, what you would have to do to start your own bank, and why we should (or shouldn't) trust them with our hard earned cash.
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 How to Write Checks  Timothy Liptrap, Stocks, Bonds and More, Inc.
Purchase a 68page ebook with a complete system to help children learn how to write checks, balance a checkbook, and problem solve. Math skills are used in all calculations, when writing checks, when balancing checkbooks and in finding errors.
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 ICSE Maths  Suresh Lala
The site contains practice problems for the ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education) Exam. General topics include arithmetic, algebra, geometry and statistics. Each subtopic typically includes about twenty problems, with answers at the bottom
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 InCharge Education Foundation  InCharge Education Foundation, Inc.
The nonprofit InCharge Education Foundation promotes financial wellness by offering data, information, research, and education on the behaviors and issues facing average individuals and families on consumer credit, money management, and financial wellbeing
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 The Inflation Calculator  S. Morgan Friedman
A web form that adjusts any given amount of money for inflation, according to the Consumer Price Index, from 1800 to 2005. Pre1975 data are the Consumer Price Index statistics from Historical Statistics of the United States (USGPO, 1975). All data since
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 Institute of Consumer Financial Education  Paul Richard
Money tips and information on finances, savings, investment, and firsttime credit for young Americans, their parents, and grandparents. Articles include "18 Ways to Teach Children or Grandchildren the Value of Money," "10 Commandments of Personal Finance
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 Interactive Tools for Investors  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
A mutual fund cost calculator, a taxfree vs. taxable yield comparison calculator, a social security retirement planner, a margin calculator, and a ballpark estimate retirement calculator. Also, investor quizzes.
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