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Educational Attainment and Inc...

Careers (Financial Education)+ 
Fathom 
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An activity using the ESTAT web site’s access to census data, looking at the correlation between educational attainment and income.
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Exploring Relationships betwee...

Earning (Financial Education)+ 
Fathom 
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What are the advantages of staying in school? From time to time, students wonder whether their academic efforts will be useful to them in the long term. Students will attempt to determine if there ...
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Math Insight  Digging Dirt

Earning (Financial Education)+ 
Java Applet 
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An application problem that asks students to help an excavation company prepare a bid for one of their clients by calculating what they should charge to dig a hole. To solve the problem students must ...
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Consumer Economics in Algebra

Borrowing (Financial Education)+ 
JavaScript 
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Explore retirement issues and consumer credit with this activity, which involves online calculators, interviews, journaling, and group presentations. This activity was used as a project to accompany a...
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When Gas Was a Quarter!

Inflation (Financial Education) 
JavaScript 
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This is the student page that goes with the When Gas Was a Quarter! lesson plan. In this exercise, students explore the following questions: Why does everything cost so much more now, compared to when...
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The Cost of Being Late

Annual percentage rate (APR) (Financial Education)+ 
Spreadsheet 
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The primary goal of this lesson is to understand that the costs associated with buying on credit and that making only minimum payments are problematic to longterm financial health. The secondary goal...
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Time, Value, Money: Applicatio...

Borrowing (Financial Education)+ 
TI83/TI84 
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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

Jobs (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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Number Cents

Coins (Financial Education) 
Java Applet 
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To begin this lesson, children model prices mentioned in a children’s book (Pigs Will Be Pigs). Then they make change from a given amount by counting on from the price.
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When Gas Was a Quarter

Inflation (Financial Education) 
JavaScript 
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Why do things cost so much more now than they used to? Students will find out about inflation in the United States.
With this lesson, students will use the Consumer Price Index and explore inflation ...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

Balancing a checkbook (Financial Education)+ 
TINspire 
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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

Banking (Financial Education)+ 
Computer 
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"Snapshots" of various statistics and poll results, in news, money, sports, and life sections.
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What Americans Are Really Payi...

Buying goods and services (Financial Education)+ 
Computer 
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By adjusting for the inflation that occurred from 1980 to 2010, this Businessweek.com article reveals just how much the relative cost of 35 consumer goods and services has increased  or decreased. C...
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Compare Prices During the Grea...

Inflation (Financial Education) 
JavaScript 
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How much did toys and clothing cost during the Great Depression of the 1930s? What would they cost today?
Look at the Then and Now: Prices table below. In the left column is a list of women's clot...
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Consumer Price Index (Estimate...

Inflation (Financial Education) 
JavaScript 
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This page has data on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure of the average change in prices over time in a market basket of goods and services. The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases CPI data m...
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Consumer Price Index, 1913

Inflation (Financial Education) 
JavaScript 
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The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure of the average change in prices over time in a market basket of goods and services. The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases CPI data monthly. This table pro...
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The Rule of 72  Why it Works

Compound interest (Financial Education)+ 
JavaScript 
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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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Dyscalculator  Android

General (Financial Education) 
Android 
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This calculator app made its first public demonstration last month at the 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME). Designed to help dyscalculics, Dyscalculator shows quantities in...
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CPI Inflation Calculator

Inflation (Financial Education) 
Calculator 
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The CPI inflation calculator uses the average Consumer Price Index for a given calendar year. This data represents changes in prices of all goods and services purchased for consumption by urban househ...
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Credit Card Debt Calculator

Annual percentage rate (APR) (Financial Education)+ 
Calculator 
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Use this credit card debt calculator to find out how much is owed. This can be used as a good starting point for any debt management plan. Enter all of the credit cards and outstanding installment loa...
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Credit Card Minimum Payment Ca...

Annual percentage rate (APR) (Financial Education)+ 
Calculator 
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Use this credit card minimum payment calculator to determine how long it will take to pay off credit cards if only the minimum payment is made. Enter the credit card information below and press "view ...
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Credit Card Repayment Calculat...

Borrowing (Financial Education)+ 
Calculator 
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Based on the information you provide, the calculator will give you an estimate of how long it will take you to pay off your credit card balance. The calculator assumes:
* you make no more charg...
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Debt Payoff Calculator

Borrowing (Financial Education)+ 
Calculator 
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This debt payoff calculator can show how to accelerate the debt payoff. The process is simple; just apply a portion of the consolidated loan's monthly payment savings to the consolidated loan's balanc...
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How Long Will It Take To Pay O...

Annual percentage rate (APR) (Financial Education)+ 
Calculator 
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Americans today owe more money than ever before. The fact that 'interest never sleeps' means that the situation will continue to worsen unless steps are taken at the individual level to reduce or elim...
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Loan Consolidation Calculator

Annual percentage rate (APR) (Financial Education)+ 
Calculator 
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Getting a consolidation loan can do more than pay off debt. It is possible to create a sizable nest egg by investing all or a portion of the monthly payment savings. After a few years, the results are...
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