Lesson Objective: At the completion of this lesson, students will have a better understanding of how they make informed personal decisions that can affect income generation. Supplies Needed: Student Handout 1 SWOT Analysis for College Choices (2 per student) (found in Task 3) Student Handout 2 Definitions and Risks (found in Task 5) Student Handout Answer Key 2 Definitions and Risks (found in Resource Library) Teacher Resource 1 Five Paragraph Essay Rubric (found in Task 7) Video 1 Laugh and Learn about Personal Finance (3:17) (found in Task 1) References Econedlink: Council for Economic Education. (n.d.). Economic Glossary. Retrieved from http://www.econedlink.org/economic-resources/glossary.php Laugh and Learn about Personal Finance – InvestorED.ca by GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_mU8VX1Arc MBA dictionary. (n.d.). Retrieved November 15, 2014, from MBAResearch and Curriculum Center
After completing this interactive Web activity, students will be able to list and discuss different types of investment options.
Personal Finance course FREE teacher resources and trial access to online course solution as well as a correlation to WI state standards.
Many of us use the "Tale of Two Investors" (A starts early and stops whereas B starts later and continues for many more years, but typically A still ends up with more in the account due to the power of compounding interest) in Personal Finance. This interactive spreadsheet allows students the opportunity to experiment with feasible numbers they could contribute annually to see what different skipping "just a couple" years of investing earlier in their career could do.