Money Management

 

STW Unit 10

Whenever possible, activities pertinent to everyday living should be incorporated into the curriculum. This unit can include: balancing a checkbook, developing a budget, understanding credit card use, how to be an educated consumer, basic monthly expenses when living independently.

www.consumerjungle.com- interactive, lesson plans, quizes, vocabulary. Consumer Literacy for Young Adults

Practical Money Skills for Life- star

http://www.metlife.com/Lifeadvice/Money/Docs/budgetintro.html- Creating a Budget- MetLife

The Dollar Stretcher

http://www.jumpstart.org/- JumpStart - Financial Literacy for Students - Free Materials

 

Resources for Money Management Unit- board games

"Where Does My Money Go? for improving money handling skills from PCI Educational Publishing, San Antonio TX 1-800-594-4263 Addresses basic money handling skills in everyday life. Can be used with students with limited literacy and math skills.This educational and engaging game focuses on ways to earn money, pay bills, and deal with unexpected expenses in the "real world."

Money Skills game-High-interest/low-level reading Age Appropriate Level: Elementary, Secondary, Adult. The game teaches individuals to manage their personal finances. PCI Educational Publishing

Pay Day by Parker Brothers