6th-8th Grade Curriculum

Financial literacy curriculum tailored to meet the specific needs of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.

Funding Your Life

A unit designed to help students explore how to earn, spend, and save based on values, wants, needs, and interests.

Lessons:

  1. Lesson 1 - Ways to Earn Money
  2. Lesson 2 - Living at Home Budget
  3. Lesson 3 - Geo-Arbitrage
  4. Lesson 4 - Balancing a Checkbook
  5. Lesson 5 - What is Rent?

Can You Afford It?

A unit designed to help students explore the concepts of expenses, borrowing money, and loans.

Lessons:

  1. Lesson 1 - An Introduction to Borrowing
  2. Lesson 2 - Larger Expenses and Credit Cards
  3. Lesson 3 - Student Loans

Return on Investment

A unit designed to help students explore purchasing decisions and returns on investment.

Lessons:

  1. Lesson 1 - College and Career
  2. Lesson 2 - Paying for College
  3. Lesson 3 - New Versus Used

Growing Up and Reaching Financial Independence

A unit designed to encourage students to explore the pillars of adulthood and financial independence.

Lessons:

  1. Lesson 1 - What is FI?
  2. Lesson 2 - Goal Setting with Finances and FI in Mind
  3. Lesson 3 - Mapping FI Milestones