Financial Literacy for Everyone
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Guide your class in a lesson about personal finance with our free teacher's guide and Marvel comic.
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Watch the 2014 Financial Literacy Summit
Watch the Financial Literacy Summit webcast that addressed financial literacy needs of the unbanked and underbanked
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Grade 9 to 12

Lessons: Grades 9 – 12
Our dynamic new financial literacy curriculum for 9 – 12 graders features engaging design, student-centered activities, research projects, discussion points, and tools and resources–all designed to engage students in learning the personal finance skills they need to succeed in life after high school. Educators can use the 22 free, standards-aligned lessons in sequence or on an individual basis.

Grades 9 – 12

Lesson 1: Why It Pays to Be Financially Responsible
Lesson 2: Money and Goals
Lesson 3: Researching and Buying a Car
Lesson 4: Financing Your Education
Lesson 5: Finding the Right Career for You
Lesson 6: Why Credit Matters
Lesson 7: Protecting Your Identity
Lesson 8: Money and Roommates
Lesson 9: Making a Budget
Lesson 10: Saving for a Rainy Day
Lesson 11: Sharpening Money Decisions
Lesson 12: Selecting a Banking Partner
Lesson 13: Understanding Your Take Home Pay
Lesson 14: Taking Credit for Your Finances
Lesson 15: Staying Out of Debt
Lesson 16: A House to Call Your Own
Lesson 17: Protect Yourself
Lesson 18: Interest in Investing
Lesson 19: The Forces of the Financial Universe
Lesson 20: When You Need an Expert
Lesson 21: How to Make Money with Money
Lesson 22: Do the Right Thing
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