Personal Finance Lesson Plans

personal finance lesson plans

We want to make it as easy as possible to teach real personal finance skills to your students, so we have been working with our friends at EconEdLink.org, along with our own team of personal finance experts and educators, to build a set of the best lesson plans and teacher resources anywhere in the world.

We also have dozens more lesson plans on different topics you can browse!

This collection covers other Personal Finance Lesson Plans that don’t fit well in those other groups.

Personal Finance Lesson Plans for Elementary School and Up

What Do Other People Want To Be?

Topic: Career Planning

Source: EconEdLink, by Connections Cross-Curricular

Description: Students identify several major career paths, and build graphs based on graphs of different people’s job choices. They can then visualize which jobs have the most competition.

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Personal Finance Lesson Plans For Middle School And Up

College: Where Am I Going To Go?

Topic: Career Planning

Source: EconEdLink, by Mick Duckworth

Description: This lesson plan introduces students to the opportunity cost of choosing one school over another, and a wealth of other information about how to look for schools, and how to approach applying for universities, and much more

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Entrepreneur!

Topic: Career Planning

Source: EconEdLink, by Connections Cross-Curricular

Description: This lesson plan is designed to help students understand why people start their own businesses, some of the risks, and some of the biggest challenges of getting their ideas off the ground!

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Personal Finance Lesson Plans For High School And Up

Break A Leg

Topic: Insurance

Source: EconEdLink

Description: This lesson plan centers on the impact of a broken bone: an accident that comes from out of nowhere, but can cause huge impacts for the rest of your life if you are not prepared. They can get a look at what health insurance is, the basics of how it works, and some of the factors that come into the cost of medical care in the United States

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