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Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12), or Career Cluster Electives (9 - 12), or Information Literacy (K - 12)
Title: I Owe, I Owe, So Off to Work I Go! Calculating College Cost Repayment, Budgeting, and Finding Loan Forgiveness Sources
Description: Students often attend college and are faced with the mounting debt incurred from student loans.  This lesson plan will guide through calculating repayment for students loans, preparing a monthly budget, and researching options for possible loan forgiveness. This lesson plan contains a financial aid component.


Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12), or Finance (9 - 12)
Title: Saving for the Future!
Description: This lesson explores the various options available when saving for the future. Students will use the Federal Reserve education link, http://www.federalreserveeducation.org/pfed/indextext.cfm#Interest%20Rates, to explore background information about interest rates. Using interest rates found on www.bankrate.com and www.treasurydirect.gov students will build a spreadsheet to compare earnings for various savings instruments. This plan contains a financial literacy component.


Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: A Car for College?
Description: In this lesson, students will create a budget and project savings for 2 years. They will project using their savings to purchase a car for graduation. This is a Commerce and Information Technology lesson plan.


Subject: Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12), or Mathematics (9 - 12)
Title: What's The Real Cost of That Car?
Description: This is a Commerce and Information Technology lesson plan. A project requiring research, critical thinking and complex decision-making about factoring all the costs of purchasing a large ticket item... a car.


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