TEACHER TIP - CALCULATE: Impact of Credit Score on Loans

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Oct 07, 2019
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PRO Tip from NGPF

Amanda Volz brings you a Teacher Tip video on the activity CALCULATE: Impact of Credit Score on Loans. This activity has students use an online calculator to determine the total interest paid and the monthly payment for an auto loan and a mortgage for individuals with varying credit scores. In this short video, Amanda provides tips on how to use this activity in your classroom!


For additional resources on Managing Credit, visit NGPF's MANAGING CREDIT unit page!

About the Author

Amanda Volz

Amanda joins the NGPF Team with 18 years of experience teaching personal finance. During that time, she led her students to hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships, won multiple awards, and most importantly, impacted the financial lives of thousands of high school students. Amanda prides herself on being an educational leader and is constantly looking for innovative ways to make the classroom relevant, rigorous, and fun. She is a passionate advocate for financial education and has been a long time member of the NGPF community. Fun fact - Amanda was NGPF’s first teacher account! When Amanda isn’t working, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling with her husband and two children.