Research which financial institutions offer the best services, what needs to be done before opening a checking account. This will include having the right materials, and knowing the right questions to ask.
In this Common Core Standards-aligned project, students use reviews on Yelp to learn about positive and negative qualities that matter to consumers when choosing a bank. They also engage in the media literacy skill of evaluating online reviews.
In this Common Core Standards-aligned project, students will do research on check cashing businesses and then select a project that synthesizes information they’ve learned about both checking accounts and check cashing services.
In this Common Core Standards-aligned project, students work in groups to create a marketing campaign for Chase Bank’s College Checking Account. They artistically design checks, a debit card, and a flyer for college campuses. They also write and/or produce a commercial using high- or low-tech options.
In this Case Study, students will learn how to compare various checking account options. They will learn about parental influences on financial decision-making. Finally, they will decide whether to opt in to overdraft protection for their checking account.
In this Case Study, students play the role of a community college student mentoring high schoolers on why they should open and maintain a checking account. Students must provide counterpoints to the “mentees’” valid concerns against the traditional banking system.
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