Council for Economic Education Personal Finance Standards Alignment

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The Council for Economic Education publishes a set of National Standards for personal finance education. These standards have evolved out of states that combine their Personal Finance and Economics classes – we strive to align with these recommendations by combining elements of our personal finance, economics, and investing curriculum.

Activity Type Key

  • Articles:
  • Videos:
  • Interactive Calculators:
  • Comprehensive Tools:
  • Includes built-in assessment:

Standard Activity Type of Activity
Earning Income Income and Compensation
Tax Filing and the 1040 EZ
Sales Tax
Certifications in the Finance Industry
Careers in the accounting profession
What is Economic Growth?
Starting a Business
Preparing For Retirement
Unemployment and other programs
Buying Goods and Services What Is Supply?
What Is Demand?
Supply and Demand Examples in the Stock Market
What are Externalities?
Buying A Car
Consumer Rights and Responsibilities
Researching Spending
What is Money?
Debit Cards
Using Credit
Credit Cards
Short-Term Financing
Budgeting
Spending and Savings Plans
Budgeting and Spending Strategies
What is Supply?
What is Demand?
Supply and Demand Examples in the Stock Market
Home Budgeting Calculator
Saving Preparing For Retirement
Spending and Savings Plans
Banks, Credit Unions, and Savings and Loans
Importance of Interest Rates
Compound Interest Calculator
Millionaire Calculator
Investment Return Calculator
Mortgages
Budgeting and Spending Strategies
Using Credit Mortgages
Buying a car
Car Loan Calculator
Credit Card Payment Calculator
Credit Cards
Short-Term Financing
Importance of Interest Rates
Using Credit
Managing Bills
Debt Negotiation
Consolidating Debt
Debt Management Services
Bankruptcy
Credit Reports