Saving & Investing — Lesson 121

Bulls, Bears and Financial Markets

Students create their own questions about stocks, bonds, and commodities.  They then break into small groups to have a contest about who knows the most about the financial markets.

What Students Learn

  • What is the Stock Market?
  • What are Bonds?
  • What are Commodities?

Suggested Time

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

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Young Entrepreneur: John Paul International

Lessons in Saving & Investing

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Whats Up with the Stock Market?

What Students Learn

  • Learn the weird, abbreviated language of the stock market, and the difference between a bull and bear market.
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How to Make a Million Bucks

What Students Learn

  • If you start early and save often, the power of compound interest can make you millions!
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Saving and Investing for Your Future

What Students Learn

  • Start a savings plan early in life, and discover how to evaluate different investment options.
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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.
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What to do with a Windfall?

What Students Learn

  • A financial windfall! Now what? Evaluate investment alternatives based on time, risk, and rate of return.
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How to turn $100 into $1,000,000

What Students Learn

  • Develop your MDM (Million Dollar Mindset), maximize saving strategies, and get the best return on your investments.