Financial Basics — Lesson 103

How Do You Get Money?

Students make and play a game that helps to explain the reasons why each step in the job-hunting process is important.

What Students Learn

1. Money can be made by earning it in different ways:

  • Earn money by working
  • Earn money from investments
  • Earn money by investing in yourself (start a business)

2.  Money can be obtained from an allowance or by borrowing it

Suggested Time

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  • Activity 1: 30-45 minutes

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Young Entrepreneurs: Young Americans' Bank

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