Middle School

How do you picture your future? Making your dreams come true requires smart planning, especially in managing your money. Your path to financial success starts here. Check out these videos for overview of basic money matters.

Unit 1 : Being Financially Responsible

Budgeting: What Is It and How Does It Work?

Simply put, a budget is a spending plan for your money. Learn how to use a budget to map out your path to financial success.

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Unit 2 : Getting Paid

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

It’s not too early to think about your future career. Learn how to research careers and consider how your education can help you meet your goals.

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Unit 3 : Paying Yourself First

How Can You Get the Most from Your Money?

Money does not grow on trees, but it can grow with smart planning. Learn how savings accounts increase the value of your funds with compound interest.

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Unit 4 : Using Credit Wisely

What is Credit, and How do You Use It?

When it comes to money, credit is basically a loan where you borrow money with the promise of paying it back later. Learn how to use credit, responsibly, to pay for items you want or need.

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Unit 5 : Making Major Financial Decisions

“To Buy or Not to Buy” That is the Question

From your favorite social media stars to ads popping up in apps, does everyone seem to be trying to sell you something? Learn how to block out the noise and evaluate purchases as a savvy consumer.

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Unit 6 : Growing & Protecting Your Finances

The Risks and Rewards of Investing

What exactly is investing, and how is it different than setting up a regular savings account? Discover ways to own a piece of a company with this introduction to the stock market.

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