Financial Pitfalls Case Studies

Payday Loan, Bankruptcy...What Should I Do?

In this case study,  students will communicate the risks, fees, and outcome of payday loans and bankruptcy. Students will give suggestions for debt management and calculate the total cost of a payday loan.

Get Me Out of My Debt Dungeon!

In this Case Study, students will take on the role of a credit counselor to assist a borrower who finds himself in serious financial distress. Several options will be presented, and students will identify pros and cons of each approach and choose a path forward.

What’s the Catch? Be a Savvy Consumer!

This Case Study provides a series of common situations for consumers, for which students will determine “What is the Catch?” to help them avoid these potential financial pitfalls.