Use the internet to explore the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Federal Trade Commission websites to learn about each agency’s mission, the education and other services they offer, and when to use each.
In this Common Core aligned project, students will think about what actions they can take 1, 5, 10, and 20 years from now to have a solid credit history. Students will present their final ideas in timeline format.
Come to the Rescue: Help Graduating Seniors Manage Their Debt
In this Common Core aligned project, students develop a resource for graduating high school seniors that they can easily reference to manage their credit wisely throughout their college careers. Students work in groups and present their final products to the rest of the class.
In this Common Core aligned project, students will review the debt statements of a recent college grad, use their knowledge and various online tools to assess her options for managing the debt responsibly, and make recommendations to help her meet her long-term goals.
Learn the consequences of not paying your credit card bill
Analyze interest over time using compounding
Common Core Alignment:
CC.9-12.F.LE.1b Recognize situations in which one quantity changes at a constant rate per unit interval relative to another. CC.9-12.F.LE.1c Recognize situations in which a quantity grows or decays by a constant percent rate per unit interval relative to another. CC.9-12.A.SSE.1: Interpret expressions that represent a quantity in terms of its context.
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