MoneySKILL (aka Money Skill)

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MONEYSKILL is a free, online personal finance course. The high school version has 36 modules, and the junior high version has 12 modules. It is designed to be used as all or part of a course in personal finance, economics, business, math, or social studies. Built-in quizzes throughout test the students grasp of the concepts.

Provider
AFSA Education Foundation
Author
AFSA Education Foundation and Dr. Lewis Mandell
Price
Free
Published
2008
Resource Categories
Curricula
Resource Type
Comprehensive Curriculum/Program
Grade Level
11th grade, 12th grade, College & young adult
Target Users
Teacher, classroom or after school
Jump$tart Standards
CD1 - Analyze the costs and benefits of various types of credit, CD2 - Summarize a borrower's rights and responsibilities related to credit reports, CD3 - Apply strategies to avoid or correct debt management problems, CD4 - Summarize major consumer credit laws, EI1 - Explore job and career options, EI2 - Compare sources of personal income and compensation, EI3 - Analyze factors that affect net income, FDM1 - Recognize the responsibilities associated with personal financial decisions, FDM2 - Use reliable resources when making financial decisions, FDM3 - Summarize major consumer protection laws, FDM4 - Make criterion-based financial decisions by systematically considering alternatives and consequences, FDM5 - Apply communication strategies when discussing financial issues, FDM6 - Analyze the requirements of contractual obligations, FDM7 - Control personal information, FDM8 - Use a personal financial plan, I1 - Explain how investing may build wealth and help meet financial goals, I2 - Evaluate investment alternatives, I3 - Demonstrate how to buy and sell investments, I4 - Investigate how agencies protect investors and regulate financial markets and products, RMI1 - Identify common types of risks and basic risk management methods, RMI2 - Justify reasons to use property and liability insurance, RMI3 - Justify reasons to use health, disability, long-term care and life insurance, SS1 - Develop a plan for spending and saving, SS2 - Develop a system for keeping and using financial records, SS3 - Describe how to use different payment methods, SS4 - Apply consumer skills to spending and saving decisions

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