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Compound Interest Simulator

Compound interest (Financial Education)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This applet will allow you to investigate savings account earnings, credit card debt, and a stock market simulation.
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Million Dollar Mission

Saving (Financial Education) 
Spreadsheet 
Tool 

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This is the famous "doubling pennies" problem. Students will study exponential growth. The activity is designed for students to work independently, or in groups with guidance from the teacher.
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Time, Value, Money: Applicatio...

Time value of money (Financial Education) 
TI83/TI84 
Activity 

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Activities in this book approach common financial problems like TimeValueof Money, Compound Interest, Present and Future Value, Depreciation, Mortgages, Amortization, and like NPV. The activity book...
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Real Estate Tycoon

Stocks (Financial Education) 
Computer 
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In this yearlong project, students design, "build," and "sell" a house; after which they simulate investment of the profits in the stock market. Along the way, students make scale drawings, compute w...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

Saving (Financial Education) 
TINspire 
Lesson Plan 

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This packet contains a copy of the original problem used to create the activity, rationale and explanation behind the “Make a Mathematical Model” focal activity, and some thoughts on why this activity...
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Snapshots

Saving (Financial Education) 
Computer 
Support Material 

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"Snapshots" of various statistics and poll results, in news, money, sports, and life sections.
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The Rule of 72  Why it Works

Compound interest (Financial Education)+ 
JavaScript 
Support Material 

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The rule of 72 applies to annually compounded interest, this explanation looks at the case of continuously compounded interest first and then annually compounding interest.
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Savings Account

Saving (Financial Education)+ 
Excel 
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Students model a savings account and answer some thoughtprovoking questions. Addition and multiplication as well as a few spreadsheet concepts are all that is needed for students to use the model.
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College Savings Calculator

Saving (Financial Education) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Use our College Savings calculator to determine the amount you must invest each year to have enough money to cover all college costs.
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Compound Interest Calculator 1

Compound interest (Financial Education)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for a onetime investment (with no withdrawals). It finds the amount you will have at the end of your investment.
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Compound Interest Calculator 2

Compound interest (Financial Education)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for a onetime investment (with no withdrawals). It finds how much you will have to invest to reach your desired goal.
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Compound Interest Calculator 3

Compound interest (Financial Education)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for a onetime investment (with no withdrawals). It finds how long it will take for an investment to reach a certain amount.
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Annuities Calculator 1

Annuities (Financial Education)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for monthly or yearly regular investments of a set amount (with no withdrawals). It finds the amount you will have at the end of your investment.
It assumes that the investments...
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Annuities Calculator 2

Annuities (Financial Education)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for monthly or yearly regular investments of a set amount (with no withdrawals.) It finds the monthly and yearly amounts to will need to invest to reach your desired goal.
It...
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Mortgage Loan Calculator

Compound interest (Financial Education) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for mortgage loans where monthly payments are made and the interest is compounded monthly (which is standard for the U.S.) It finds the amount you will have pay each month on your ...
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The GiveItUptoGetRich Cal...

Compound interest (Financial Education)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator is for experimenting with how much money you can save if you give up smoking or your morning latte and muffin. It finds the amount you will have at the end of your investment.
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Rule of 72

Compound interest (Financial Education)+ 
JavaScript 
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The rule says that to find the number of years required to double your money at a given interest rate, you just divide the interest rate into 72. For example, if you want to know how long it will take...
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Sam and Teri's Bank Accounts: ...

Saving (Financial Education) 
TINspire 
Tool 

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A TINspire^{TM} file that students can use to reflect on the "Make a Mathematical Model" Activity from the Math Forum's Problem Solving and Communication Activity Series. This is designed to ...
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TIPoW: Sam and Teri's Bank Ac...

Saving (Financial Education) 
TINspire 
Technology PoW 

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Use your TINspire to consider this scenario and question: Sam and Teri have bank accounts. Sam always withdraws money; Teri always saves it. When will they have equal balances  or will they ever?
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