Money and Missed Opportunities (Page One Economics, Focus on Finance)

Decisions, decisions. There are so many alternatives for when and how to spend our money, and each decision has unseen costs, such as “opportunity costs.” Considering all these costs can complicate our spending decisions, but can also make them better. Learn about the risks of ignoring unseen costs in the October 2019 issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance.

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Education Level: 6-8 9-12 College Non-educators
Subjects: Personal Finance
Concepts: Decision-Making Opportunity Cost Wants Unintended Consequences
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