Author Archives: Kevin Smith

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Personal Finance Distance Learning Best Practices

If you find yourself teaching a class remotely for the first time this Spring, never fear! PersonalFinanceLab.com has everything you need for a knock-out distance learning class, all in one place. Our engaging simulations, interactive games, built-in assessments, multi-media curriculum, customizable lesson plans, and teacher presentation and video library has everything you need to turn Read More…

March 2020 Budget Game Update

Just in time for March, the Personal Finance Lab team is excited to announce a massive new update for our budgeting game! Our latest update includes some huge enhancements for your class, including: An overhaul to the Quality of Life scores, making the point scoring system much easier to understand. A new Overall Game Score, Read More…

Your Debit and Credit Cards

Once you get started on progressing through your first month, you’ll notice that you have two different ways to pay for almost every expense – your Debit Card or Credit Card. Understanding the two, and how to use them, will be essential to effectively managing your budget. Your Debit Card Making a purchase with your Read More…

Try PersonalFinanceLab

Looking to take PersonalFinanceLab for a test drive? No problem! Demo Student Account For a demo student account, click here to create a trial account with our stock game, budget game, and full curriculum library available. Get A Personalized Demo Want to get a personalized walkthrough with our team to discuss how PersonalFinanceLab.com can be Read More…

STEM, CTE, and Personal Finance – A Balancing Act

Very few students will ever care to know how to graph a parabola, but everyone will need to know how to do their taxes. Don’t require trigonometry but require basic tax preparation. Lindsey, 41, mixed race mother of five in Oregon suburb Personal Finance Lab’s parent organization turns 30 this year, and we have been Read More…

Work vs Study Presentation

This presentation accompanies our lesson on Working vs Studying after high school, which is available as a class Assignment with a built-in assessment. Click Here to view the main lesson! Copy this presentation to Google Slides Download this presentation as a PowerPoint

What Is A Stock Presentation

This presentation accompanies our lesson on Stocks, which is available as a class Assignment with a built-in assessment. Click Here to view the main lesson! Copy this presentation to Google Slides Download this presentation as a PowerPoint

Ticker Symbol Presentation

This presentation accompanies our lesson on Ticker Symbols, which is available as a class Assignment with a built-in assessment. Click Here to view the main lesson! Copy this presentation to Google Slides Download this presentation as a PowerPoint

Spending Plans Presentation

This presentation accompanies our lesson on Spending Plans, which is available as a class Assignment with a built-in assessment. Click Here to view the main lesson! Copy this presentation to Google Slides Download this presentation as a PowerPoint

Researching Purchases Presentation

This presentation accompanies our lesson on Researching Purchases, which is available as a class Assignment with a built-in assessment. Click Here to view the main lesson! Copy this presentation to Google Slides Download this presentation as a PowerPoint