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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Cards, Cars and Currency

Cards, Cars and Currency is a curriculum unit for use in high school personal finance classes. The curriculum challenges students to learn about three specific areas of personal finance: credit cards, debit cards and purchasing a car. The unit is divided into five lesson plans. The activities in each lesson plan are designed to address problem-solving, critical thinking and higher levels of learning, using real-world scenarios.

The lessons can be downloaded at:

Economic educators at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis offer workshops on Cards, Cars and Currency. For information contact:

Little Rock: Billy Britt,
Louisville: Caryn Rossiter,
Memphis: Jeannette Bennett,
St. Louis: Barbara Flowers,