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Life Foundation | Lessons & Workshops | Life What do your students know about life insurance and how it works? Print and distribute the unit quiz, or have students go to to take the interactive version of the quiz and print their answers. Students evaluate the financial standing and future obligations of a couple with two children and determine if their life insurance policy will enable them to meet their future financial needs and goals. Student Activity: Better Safe (PDF) To help them understand the purpose of life insurance, students will brainstorm portraits of fictional characters and then examine their financial obligations to assess how these responsibilities would be met if the character passed away. Student Activity: Who Needs Life Insurance? The Educator’s Guide, which includes tips for implementing the featured lessons and background information on life insurance, can be downloaded by clicking below.

Institute For Financial Literacy ®National Standards Second Edition Released: October 2007 The National Standards for Adult Financial Literacy Education identify the personal finance knowledge and skills an adult should possess. The Institute for Financial Literacy® contends that all adults who receive financial literacy education should have, at a minimum, the knowledge and ability to competently perform the basic tasks of managing their personal finances. Financial literacy is a lifelong process requiring both academic and practical components. No single textbook or educational program can result in a financially literate adult. Financial literacy textbooks and education programs must be clear and concise, and they may be components of a comprehensive financial literacy curriculum. The Institute for Financial Literacy strongly recommends that adult financial literacy education programs be designed to appeal to multiple adult learning styles and modalities, and utilize any educational resources found to be effective. Top

Teens Guide To Money Money Smart - A Financial Education Program Money Smart is a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help low- and moderate-income individuals outside the financial mainstream enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships. Money Smart has reached over 2.75 million consumers since 2001. Research shows that the curriculum can positively influence how consumers manage their finances, and these changes are sustainable in the months after the training. Financial education fosters financial stability for individuals, families, and entire communities. The Money Smart curriculum for consumers is available free of charge in four versions: FDIC, in collaboration with CFPB, offers a stand-alone instructor-led module targeting the needs of older adults (age 62 and older). Also, the FDIC in collaboration with SBA, offers an instructor-led curriculum focusing on the needs of new or existing entrepreneurs. The Million Dollar Mystery Athletes blow money the same way the rest of America blows money. There's no difference! So before you start judging athletes for burning through millions, take a look at your finances. How many stupid decisions are you making with money? Newlyweds: What Do We Need to Know About Money? If you're getting ready to tie the knot, you definitely need to talk about money with your honey! How to Negotiate for a Bargain If you've never tried to wheel and deal before, the very thought of it can be intimidating. Emergency Fund: Kick Murphy Out! A good, old-fashioned Grandma's rainy-day fund will keep you from going into debt when life hits you.

Financial Literacy Online Education, Programs & Courses | MoneyU Missouri Department of Higher Education The Uniqueness of Employee Training in the Banking Industry I want to start a series on the blog. being more industry-specific, so I hope over the coming weeks and months to focus on specific professions and various industries, and look at the uniqueness of employee training programs and strategies within each. I hope also to be able to conduct interview with leading learning professionals from each field, and get their insight as well. Let’s start with the banking and financial services industry. Employee training is an important factor in each and every industry, as it helps the workers to stay aligned with the organizational goals. It also serves as an extra layer of security for the financial sector, which has suffered from a major budget reduction within most companies due to the economic recession. First of all, most banks offers a full program of training and development, which is addressed to those who want to specialize in banking, both graduates and people with practical work experience. - Explanation of customer care and banking.

When to use a debit card or credit for Better Money Habits Alright, let’s talk about credit and debit cards. Both are used in place of cash to pay for things you buy. Both are convenient and accepted almost everywhere. Both are made of plastic and probably in your wallet right now. And both offer some kind of fraud protection and security, especially when compared to cash. Let’s start by taking a look at your daily routine. Here’s the thing: It’s a question we hear almost every day, but don’t really think about that much. All good questions, and the best way to answer them is to take a look at the pros and cons associated with each. A credit card is also a payment method, but instead of tapping into your own money, your purchase is paid for temporarily using someone else’s money — like the bank or card issuer. Okay, now for the pros and cons. After you swipe your debit card, money is automatically taken out of your account. Oh, and speaking of ATMs, let’s say you need some paper money. And those are the pros. First, your card can be declined.

Can Financial Literacy Enhance Asset Building? Brief #6 in the series Opportunity and Ownership Project The nonpartisan Urban Institute publishes studies, reports, and books on timely topics worthy of public consideration. The views expressed are those of the authors and should not be attributed to the Urban Institute, its trustees, or its funders. Note: This report is available in its entirety in the Portable Document Format (PDF). Asset-building strategies for low- and moderate-income families typically rely on strengthening incentives to save and invest. But market incentives already exist, and simply adding to them is not enough. Financial literacy and education programs must deal with an environment where people confront an increasingly complex array of choices that many are illprepared to make. This brief examines financial literacy and programs to improve financial knowledge and decisionmaking. Notes from this section of the report 1.