Make It Happen: Saving for a Rainy Day

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Every little penny counts, especially when it comes to saving for emergencies or long-term goals. Pupils evaluate different saving and investment strategies, such as a CD or money market account, through worksheets and by researching different financial institutions. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • As students research banks for their different savings/investment options, have them keep a log of financial terms that are unfamiliar and prevalent in their readings
Classroom Considerations

  • This is the tenth of 22 lessons designed for helping young adults develop a firm foundation of financial literacy
Pros

  • Content is appropriate for age group and not overly complicated
  • Valuable life lesson
Cons

  • None