Financial Basics — Lesson 110

How to Achieve Your Financial Goals

Students identify long-term and short-term financial goals, and break into small teams to brainstorm various ways to meet their goals.

What Students Learn

1. To achieve financial goals spend less than you make.

  • A budget will help you achieve your financial goals
  • Track your spending

2. Invest the money that is left over.

3. Start now because time is on your side.

Suggested Time

  • Preview and Episode Viewing: 45 minutes
  • Activity 1: 30 minutes

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What Students Learn

  • Get financially empowered by learning how to set goals, create a budget, save, and manage money.
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What Students Learn

  • What can you do with your allowance? Spend, save, share!
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Take it to the Bank

What Students Learn

  • Learn the difference between banks, credit unions and other financial institutions, and which one is right for you.