Teaching Financial Literacy in High School

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Published on February 27, 2009

Author: ccpc

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Brian Nelson
Business Department Chair
Arvin High School
Bakersfield, CA

Presentation will discuss teaching high school students how to manage their finances, a skill rarely taught in school yet all of us need to use in the "real world." In light of the current financial crisis, the need to teach students personal finance could not be more relevant.

Brian Nelson Arvin High School

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke speech link The current financial crisis as it relates personal finance Jump$tart Coalition National K-12 Standards for Personal Finance 20 pages long! Glossary of financial terms

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke speech link

The current financial crisis as it relates personal finance

Jump$tart Coalition National K-12 Standards for Personal Finance

20 pages long!

Glossary of financial terms

Rule #1 Never spend more than you make or “live below your means” Save at least 10% of income for long-term savings Invest in the worldwide economy Establish an emergency fund (3-6 months of monthly expenses) for unforeseen expenses Insure your assets, especially your health

Rule #1 Never spend more than you make or “live below your means”

Save at least 10% of income for long-term savings

Invest in the worldwide economy

Establish an emergency fund (3-6 months of monthly expenses) for unforeseen expenses

Insure your assets, especially your health

Financing college or vocational training Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( Fafsa ) Applying for scholarships Choosing your career carefully Establishing checking and savings accounts Washington Mutual , Charles Schwab Establishing credit and your credit report Annualcreditreport.com Bankrate.com The perils of credit cards…”El Diablo!”

Financing college or vocational training

Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( Fafsa )

Applying for scholarships

Choosing your career carefully

Establishing checking and savings accounts

Washington Mutual , Charles Schwab

Establishing credit and your credit report

Annualcreditreport.com Bankrate.com

The perils of credit cards…”El Diablo!”

Health Insurance for Students Major medical-Need $3-5 million in coverage On campus student health centers Purchasing a car, auto insurance Minimizing expenses in college Renting an apartment Retirement Plans Traditional Pensions Roth IRA’s 401k’s, Mutual Funds Taxes, Purchasing a Home

Health Insurance for Students

Major medical-Need $3-5 million in coverage

On campus student health centers

Purchasing a car, auto insurance

Minimizing expenses in college

Renting an apartment

Retirement Plans

Traditional Pensions

Roth IRA’s 401k’s, Mutual Funds

Taxes, Purchasing a Home

Kiplinger Magazine “ Starting Out ” Erin Burt Kiplinger Quizzes Best of List Kiplinger magazine is hands down the best online personal finance magazine Search any financial topic within the website Students write reviews of personal finance articles on a daily basis

Kiplinger Magazine

“ Starting Out ”

Erin Burt

Kiplinger Quizzes

Best of List

Kiplinger magazine is hands down the best online personal finance magazine

Search any financial topic within the website

Students write reviews of personal finance articles on a daily basis

Investing Classroom 172 lessons about the capital markets Stocks Bonds Mutual funds Portfolios (asset allocation) Quizzes at the end of each chapter if registered at site (free of charge) Curriculum runs from very basic to MBA level

Investing Classroom

172 lessons about the capital markets

Stocks

Bonds

Mutual funds

Portfolios (asset allocation)

Quizzes at the end of each chapter if registered at site (free of charge)

Curriculum runs from very basic to MBA level

“ Instant X-ray ” This tool from Morningstar will diagnose any portfolio and display its asset allocation or mix of investments A VERY valuable tool that is free of charge Graphical results of asset allocation Expenses Industry mix Much more portfolio data

“ Instant X-ray ”

This tool from Morningstar will diagnose any portfolio and display its asset allocation or mix of investments

A VERY valuable tool that is free of charge

Graphical results of asset allocation

Expenses

Industry mix

Much more portfolio data

Worldwide Business News Current events More than just business news Much content is free Personal Finance Section of WSJ “ Yoder & Son ” column- A WSJ columnist and his son discuss personal finances, very relevant to high school students The Wall Street Journal Classroom Edition Geared toward high school students College and Careers, Personal finance, Technology Most content is free

Worldwide Business News

Current events

More than just business news

Much content is free

Personal Finance Section of WSJ

“ Yoder & Son ” column- A WSJ columnist and his son discuss personal finances, very relevant to high school students

The Wall Street Journal Classroom Edition

Geared toward high school students

College and Careers, Personal finance, Technology

Most content is free

Math that matters…The miracle of compounding interest Rarely taught in school The rule of 72 Divide a rate of return into 72 to find out how long it takes a lump sum to double Online personal finance calculators Microsoft Excel’s Future Value (FV) function Students also use excel to create personal financial statements-Balance Sheet & Income Statement

Math that matters…The miracle of compounding interest

Rarely taught in school

The rule of 72

Divide a rate of return into 72 to find out how long it takes a lump sum to double

Online personal finance calculators

Microsoft Excel’s Future Value (FV) function

Students also use excel to create personal financial statements-Balance Sheet & Income Statement

The Stock Market Game Students teams manage a hypothetical $100,000 portfolio and compete against other teams in California Game operates like an actual brokerage account Student learn about the capital markets and how to research investments. Students certainly learned about the riskiness of stocks in the short term in the last game! “ Financial Football ” from practicalmoneyskills.com

The Stock Market Game

Students teams manage a hypothetical $100,000 portfolio and compete against other teams in California

Game operates like an actual brokerage account

Student learn about the capital markets and how to research investments.

Students certainly learned about the riskiness of stocks in the short term in the last game!

“ Financial Football ” from practicalmoneyskills.com

Online quiz sponsored by the U.S. Treasury Department to promote financial literacy among high school students 35 multiple choice questions $1000 college scholarships awarded to students from Charles Schwab if all questions were answered correctly! Certificates and medals awarded to top performing students

Online quiz sponsored by the U.S. Treasury Department to promote financial literacy among high school students

35 multiple choice questions

$1000 college scholarships awarded to students from Charles Schwab if all questions were answered correctly!

Certificates and medals awarded to top performing students

www.finance.yahoo.com www.marketwatch.com www.smartmoney.com www.zillow.com www.financefreak.com www.moneyinstructor.com www.fool.com www.vanguard.com www.jumpstart.org www.nefe.org www.money.aol.com www.morningstar.com www.kiplinger.com www.stockmarketgame.org www.ehealthinsurance.com

www.finance.yahoo.com

www.marketwatch.com

www.smartmoney.com

www.zillow.com

www.financefreak.com

www.moneyinstructor.com

www.fool.com

www.vanguard.com

www.jumpstart.org

www.nefe.org

www.money.aol.com

www.morningstar.com

www.kiplinger.com

www.stockmarketgame.org

www.ehealthinsurance.com

www.collegeboard.com www.finaid.org www.californiacolleges.edu www.brokescholar.com www.savingforcollege.com www.scholarships.com www.fastweb.com www.latinocollegedollars.org www.scholarshipsforhispanics.org www.cavhs.org www.uscollegesearch.org www.fafsa.ed.gov

www.collegeboard.com

www.finaid.org

www.californiacolleges.edu

www.brokescholar.com

www.savingforcollege.com

www.scholarships.com

www.fastweb.com

www.latinocollegedollars.org

www.scholarshipsforhispanics.org

www.cavhs.org

www.uscollegesearch.org

www.fafsa.ed.gov

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