Money Sense Educator ToolkitPeter Goode2022-09-22T11:42:59-05:00
Money Sense Educator Toolkit
This page is a collection of the resources available for the Money Sense program that can help you successfully bring these fundamental financial concepts to your students. Need help navigating the toolkit? Click here for a basic explainer video
Overview – Info & Scheduling
• Money Sense Information
What is Money Sense?
Money Sense teaches teens money management essentials. This flexible program, available in multiple in-person and virtual formats, introduces teens to financial basics like banking, creating a savings plan, managing a budgeting, and maintaining healthy credit
Typically taught in three 90-minute lessons, the program’s content can be presented by trained volunteers or directly by the educator
Money Path is designed to be used with high school aged teens who are ready for conversations around managing money
What are the specific curriculum goals and objectives taught in Money Sense?
To provide access to your students, please complete the online scheduling form so that SecureFutures can know who will be using Money Sense.
Business community volunteers are available to present Money Sense for school or organizations located in the following counties in Wisconsin: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, Kenosha, Ozaukee, Washington, Rock, Dane OR in the greater Chicago area.
• Training & Instructor Notes
each lesson is 90 min of content, built around a Prezi (like PPT) and an accompanying student workbook
Bank Your Future (BYF)
paychecks, spending, saving and compound growth
Check It Out (CIO)
banks and credit unions, managing accounts, mobile banking, identity theft
To Your Credit (TYC)
credit cards, credit scores and reports, loans
prepared initially for volunteers, explains how to teach the lesson and its activities