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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Louisville: Caryn Rossiter, email@example.com
Memphis: Jeannette Bennett, firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Louis: Barbara Flowers, email@example.com