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Financial Fitness for Life, 9-12 is a Council for Economic Education publication available for purchase that helps teachers prepare students for life beyond the classroom by presenting materials based on real-world concepts in a way that reinforces learning through practice. This course contains approximately five weeks of lesson plans which include a description of the lesson, slides and/or activities with educational technology tools such as Kahoot! and/or Quizlet.

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Instructional Units

Unit 1 How to Become a Millionaire
Unit 2 The Economic Way of Thinking
Unit 3 Decision Making for Life
Unit 4 Choosing a Career
Unit 5 Making Your Own Job
Unit 6 Uncle Sam Takes a Bite
Unit 7 Managing Your Money
Unit 8 Financial Institutions and Services
Unit 9 Managing Risk
Unit 10 What is Credit
Unit 11 Making Credit Choices
Unit 12 Credit Reports and Credit Scores
Unit 13 All About Interest
Unit 14 Shopping for a Credit Card
Unit 15 Paying for Postsecondary Education
Unit 16 Car Ownership - What Does it Cost?
Unit 17 Consumer Credit Protection
Unit 18 Don-t Be Scammed
Unit 19 What is the Cost of Spending and Saving?
Unit 20 There is No Free Lunch in Investing
Unit 21 Financial Investing

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