Intro

Moneywise America expands Schwab’s financial literacy commitment to more teens across the country.  This new program is aimed at leveling the economic playing field through high-quality financial education for teens, with a focus on reaching youth in under-resourced communities and schools.


 

How to use these materials

Welcome to the Moneywise America Content Library, your source for financial literacy session materials and all the financial content specific guidance you need to teach the subject matter on hand. The content includes 22 standards-based individual personal finance sessions, each designed in a modular fashion to be responsive to the needs of host organizations and the teens they serve.    

Every session includes videos and learning activities focused on ensuring teen knowledge gain and the development of positive financial behaviors to carry with them for a lifetime. Together we can level the financial playing field for America’s teens. 

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Session Overviews

  • Get Started: Intro to Money Basics

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  • Personal Goals and Decision Making

Module 1

  • Module 1

    The Basics

    All about budgeting saving and spending.

    Session 1.0: Set Money Goals

    Session 1.1: Budgeting 

    Session 1.2: Spending 

    Session 1.3: Saving 

  • Module 2

    Money Management

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    All about paychecks, financial companies and services.

    Session 2.0: Manage Your Money

    Session 2.1: Paychecks 

    Session 2.2: Financial Products 

    Session 2.3: The Unexpected 

Modules

  • Module 3

    Credit and Debt

    How to build good habits and avoid pitfalls.

    Session 3.0: Build Credit and Debt Skills

    Session 3.1: Types of Debt  

    Session 3.2: Responsible Credit  

    Session 3.3: Credit History  

    Session 3.4: Identity Protection  

  • Module 4

    College and Career Planning

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    Intro to college, continuing education and career.

    Session 4.0: Plan for the Future

    Session 4.1: Career Path 

    Session 4.2: Education Costs 

  • Module 5

    Investing

    How to maximize your money for the future.

    Session 5.0: Get Invested

    Session 5.1: Saving & Investing 

    Session 5.2: Power of Investing 

    Session 5.3: Investing Options 

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