Give Yourself Some Credit Contest Poster – Display this poster in your classroom, school, or office to promote and increase excitement for the contest!
Curriculum Materials - The Family Economics and Financial Education (FEFE) project is a partner of Consumer Jungle and the Give Yourself Some Credit Contest. FEFE provides free, ready-to-teach personal and family finance curriculum materials targeted for grades 7-12. The following lesson plans and resources relating to credit are available on the FEFE website (http://www.fefe.arizona.edu/). In order to access the lesson plans, you must register on the FEFE website.
Understanding a Credit Card 1.4.1 (advanced level)
Understanding a Credit Card Essentials 7.4.2 (condensed version)
Take Charge of Credit Cards 2.4.1 (introductory level)
Understanding Credit Reports 1.4.2 (advanced level)
Understanding a Credit Report Essentials 7.4.3 (condensed version)
Clever Credit Card Use 6.4.1 (service-based learning project)
Don’t Get Sucked into Financial Ruin 6.4.2 (service-based learning project)
Topics that relate to credit:
Additional Resources – Use any of these great online resources:
• Experian’s Credit Education Center
• The Federal Reserve’s Consumer Guide to Credit Cards
• The Federal Reserve’s Consumer Guide to Credit Reports and Credit Scores
Professional Development – Participate in the free Credit Webinar series offered by Consumer Jungle and Family Economics and Financial Education (part of the Take Charge America Institute). Information about the webinar can be found at: http://fefe.arizona.edu/pro-dev/webinars.
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