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Finance Vocabulary Words
1. Credit 2. Savings 3. Investing 4. Borrowing 5. Giving 6. Interest 7. Credit Score
8. Mutual Fund 9. Stocks 10. Bonds 11. Certificate of Deposit 12. Equity

Take financial Quiz
http://www.usfinancialcapability.org/quiz.php




I Can Statements Finance



Finance Project



Amortization Calculator
http://www.amortization-calc.com/

Mortgage Rates
https://www.wellsfargo.com/mortgage/rates/

Savings Bonds
http://www.dummies.com/personal-finance/investing/savings-bonds/savings-bonds-pros-and-cons/

Mutual Funds

http://www.dummies.com/personal-finance/investing/mutual-funds/mutual-funds-for-dummies-cheat-sheet/


http://cashmoneylife.com/pros-and-cons-of-investing-in-mutual-funds/




Credit Introduction


Questions after Notes in Cornell then summary

1. Why do you believe that buying a house is better than renting? Explain

2. What is equity? Explain home equity, business equity, and buying shares in equity

https://www.thebalance.com/build-equity-315654

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equity_%28finance%29

http://www.investopedia.com/video/play/what-is-equity/

3. Why can credit Cards be a major problem? Explain pros and cons

https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/credit-cards/pros-cons-shopping-credit-card/

4. Why should you never use payday loans? Explain why this is not a smart decision

http://www.paydayloaninfo.org/facts



Part Two: Read each of the 4 categories and analyze their graphs. (click on each one at the top separately then look at each set of graphs). Write your opinion of how this affects your life, and how the country should improve. [minimum 8 sentence total one for each question for each topic]
http://www.usfinancialcapability.org/results.php?region=NC



Then watch this video or read the article and write a paragraph on why financial literacy is important or not?
http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/a-lack-of-financial-education-is-costing-the-u-s--billions-if-not-more--heidi-moore-135631985.html

Financial Literacy Video Questions

Document for Questions


To watch Video Login to NC ed cloud and then click on discovery education logo and then click on link.

Figuring Interest

http://app.discoveryeducation.com/player/view/assetGuid/75F7E0A9-20BD-4B78-9BA7-C0919D1BD65B

Credit Cards

http://app.discoveryeducation.com/player/view/assetGuid/75F7E0A9-20BD-4B78-9BA7-C0919D1BD65B

Getting a Loan: Car, School, or home

1. Why do most people apply for a loan?
2. What are the different types of loans and how do they work? Give at least three.
3. How do banks determine a loan to a customer. Explain
http://app.discoveryeducation.com/player/view/assetGuid/75F7E0A9-20BD-4B78-9BA7-C0919D1BD65B

Long Term Savings and Investing

1. What are at least three investments and how do they work?
2. What is a CD and what are its guidelines?
3. Give examples of how bonds work?
4. Are Bonds and CD's taxed, explain?
5. What is a 401k and how does it function?
http://app.discoveryeducation.com/player/view/assetGuid/75F7E0A9-20BD-4B78-9BA7-C0919D1BD65B