Lesson 118

Saving and Investing for Your Future

Student break into pairs to play the 'Onward and Upward' game to learn about different saving and investing strategies.

What Students Learn

  • How to save enough money to reach personal goals
  • What it means to 'pay yourself first'
  • Saving and investing options available for kids
  • The importance of starting to save early

Suggested Time

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

Lessons in Saving & Investing

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404

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406

How to Make a Million Bucks

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118

Saving and Investing for Your Future

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121

Bulls, Bears and Financial Markets

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304

Where’s My Allowance?

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508

Take it to the Bank

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511

What to do with a Windfall?

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601

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