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#### "Golden" Years?

The Golden Years? Upper graders may think retirement is a long way off, but in life everything is just around the corner. They consider what it means to retire and the current trend of parents working for their Students. They research...

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#### How Much Will You Have When You Retire?

Learners examine how a 401(k) plan operates. They discover the implications of retiring early or late. They use the internet to research different retirement plans. Handouts are included.

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#### Economic Growth

With an increase in investment, what happens to aggregate demand, aggregate supply, and eventually, long-run aggregate supply? Here you'll find a great explanation of how greater long-run aggregate supply correlates to a wide production...

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#### Investing in Yourself: An Economic Approach to Education Decisions

What is the difference between physical capital and human capital, and in which should you invest? While considering the concept of return on investment, take a look at the payoffs and consequences of investing in training and education.

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#### Wait, Is Saving Good or Bad? The Paradox of Thrift

Could saving really harm the economy? Discover the paradox of thrift and how decreases in consumption can affect economic recovery and various markets and industries.

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#### Bonds Vs. Stocks

What's the difference between stocks and bonds? Sal illustrates this concept through explaining the two ways a company can raise capital: debt or equity. Drawing out a balance sheet, he categorizes stocks as equity and bonds as debt,...

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#### Building the Aggregate Expenditures Model

A good accompaniment to an economics lesson, this presentation explores the aggregate expenditures model, detailing the relationship between consumption and saving using graphs and charts. Additional information includes investments and...

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#### Does My hair Disrupt Your Learning?

Students use the internet to research ways to save and earn money. They interview bankers and financial counselors to discover different types of investments. Students create public service announcements to inform their classmates of...

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#### Dollars and Sense

Fourth graders read "Starting a Business" and answer the question: "How could you design an ad to let the community know about the business described in the story?" Then, they illustrate a written ad that could be posted in the...

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#### Franchise Opportunity

High schoolers identify and evaluate franchise as a business opportunity. Lesson is culminating project in a business course.

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#### The Stock Market

Students explore the loss and gain made in the stock market as they invest a sum of money and report the results as percentages instead of points.

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#### Investment Problems

In this investment problem worksheet, young scholars read story problems and use the interest formula to determine the total amount invested, or rate of return. This one-page worksheet contains six problems, with answers.

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#### The Determination of Interest Rates and Their Effect on Investment Decisions

Use this learning exercise on interest to help your class practice important skills. Learners fill in the blanks for questions relating to interest, plot supply and demand schedules on a graph, complete a table, and solve problems.

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#### Building Wealth

Students explore budgeting. in this building wealth activity, students examine ways to invest and save money. They set financial goals and determine methods to reach the goals. Students discuss managing debt, credit reports and credit...

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#### FILLING EMPTY POCKETS: BORROWING, LOANS AND CREDIT.

Learners learn that maintaining financial security takes a good math understanding. In this lesson, students apply mathematical formulas to make important financial decisions like getting the right loan to buy a house, decide which...

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#### Integers

In this integers worksheet, 9th graders solve 16 different types of problems that include writing an integer to represent statements, arranging integers from least to greatest, and using integers to write mathematical expressions. They...

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#### What is Your Future Worth?

Students use the "StocksQuest Calculator" to calculate the future value of an investment. They compare and contrast investing in the S&P 500 to CDs, T-bonds or bank accounts.

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#### Data Analysis: Investing is an "Interesting" Experience

Students compute interest earned. In this data analysis lesson, students examine investments and interest rates. They compute the total interest earned and find the simple interest.

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#### Taxes: Where Does Your Money Go?

Students study taxes and the role that they place in our lives. For this economic lesson, students explore the reality of taxes, how they work, why we pay them, where the money goes and how to make the most of the money you pay into...

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#### RISKY BUSINESS--OR NOT!

Learners learn about the importance and risk that stocks carry within a business. In this financial management activity, students use role play and case scenario situations to decide what stocks are best for given companies. Based on the...

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#### Chapter 12 - Objective 5.1 Formula Problems

In this formula worksheet, students read short story problems and determine the correct formula. They compute compound interest, use the Richter equation to figure magnitude and find the pH of given solutions. This one-page worksheet...

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#### Chapter 4 - Objective 5.1 - Interest & Investments

In this interest and investment activity, students are given investment information and total earnings for two accounts which pay different interest rates. From information given, students determine the amount invested at each interest...

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#### Anguilla: An Island Economy

Learners role play a potential investor and prepare a position paper concerning possible investment opportunities in the Caribbean--specifically, the island of Anguilla. They read a variety of articles as they complete research needed to...

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#### Investment Plans

Students explore investment plans. They write the explicit and recursive forms of the sequence of an investment and compare the amount to the continuously compounded interest formula for the same time period, interest and principal....