Feb 02, 2023

FinCap Friday: Super Bowl Spending

Super Bowl Sunday is almost upon us! Some TV commercials are already available to stream, the soda cans are chilling, and the fans are getting into a frenzy ahead of the biggest football game of the year. Retailers, broadcasters and sponsors will be waiting to cash in on the biggest sporting event in America, but do you know about the financials behind the Super Bowl? Tune into this week's episode of FinCap Friday below to get the details:

Click here to access the Kahoot quiz and discussion prompt. For an additional resource about the rise of consumer spending for the Super Bowl, check out this chart from Statista.


If you're short on time for this activity, try our simplified No Tech version containing embedded questions right in the slide deck!

Check out all our FinCap Friday episodes here. They're not date-dependent so many of the 180+ in our catalog dating back to August 2018 may work throughout the year! 

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In case you missed it, NGPF shared a series of events and curated resources that are perfect for honoring and celebrating Black History Month in your classroom this February.

About the Author

Yanely Espinal

Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor's degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master's degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her 10 nieces and nephews!

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