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Middle schoolers examine the use of credit such as installment purchases and credit cards. For this credit lesson, students learn the vocabulary associated with credit usage such as mortgage, credit report/score, and debit cards. They determine the pros and cons of paying of items with credit and access the Internet to view credit reports. They work with the 20/10 rule, and determine how to choose a credit card and how to use it responsibly.