Money Savvy U helps young adults get off on the right foot towards a bright financial future.

 

Hours of Instruction: 5 (seven 30- to 60-minute lessons)

All teacher materials are contained on a USB Drive.



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USB Drive Contents:

  • 91-page PowerPoint Presentation
  • Money Savvy U Teaching Script in PDF format
  • Do You Think Like A Millionaire Game in Prezi format
  • Printable game cards and score sheets in PDF format
  • Budgeting Template in both .xls and PDF formats
  • Other handouts in PDF format
  • User Guide in PDF format

Lessons:
1: Budgeting
2: Power of Compounding
3: Smart Spending
4: Smart Borrowing and Use of Credit Cards
5: Smart Investing
6: Ways To Pay
7: Identity Protection

Money Savvy U is the perfect complement to any economics, consumer education, business education or personal finance class. Designed to engage young teens in grades 6-10, the classroom presentation material generates interesting classroom discussions. Each of the seven scripted lessons requires approximately 30 to 60 minutes of classroom time, including discussions. Instructor materials consist of a scripted, animated PowerPoint presentation on a USB Drive, An instructor's script with discussion starters, suggested classroom exercises, budgeting templates and other resources. Students learn to build sound money management habits by practicing with the Cash Cache Personal Finance Organizer. The curriculum also includes the "Do You Think Like A Millionaire Game" designed to teach asset-building skills through a fun and interactive team game format. Allow a full class period for the game.

(Technical Requirements: This USB Drive will work in both a Windows OS and a Mac OS environment. In addition to Adobe Reader or other PDF reader software, Windows and Mac users will need to have Microsoft PowerPoint or a PowerPoint Viewer software installed on their computers.)

Total teaching time required: 5 hrs. Pre-requisite: None.

Instructor Materials

USB Drive Containing:

  • 91-page PowerPoint Presentation
  • Money Savvy U Teaching Script in PDF format
  • Do You Think Like A Millionaire Game in Prezi format
  • Printable game cards and score sheets in PDF format
  • Budgeting Template in both .xls and PDF formats
  • Other handouts in PDF format
  • User Guide in PDF format
Product: MSU Curriculum USB Drive
Price: $39.99
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Student Materials

  • Cash Cache Personal Finance Organizer
    (Note: the 24-pack of Cash Cache Organizers receives a 5% discount AND includes FREE Instructor Materials)
Product: Cash Cache - Clear
Price: $19.99
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Product: 24-Pack Cash Cache w/ free MSU CD-ROM
Price: $455.77
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Are U Money Savvy? Worksheet Bundle

As a complement to the MSU lessons we offer this bundle of 30 4-page worksheets for your classroom to help your students build additional money skills. The worksheets include the following actitivies:

  • Short-term goal setting
  • Coupon cutting
  • Budgeting
  • Spending prioritization
  • Group budgeting exercise
  • Check writing
  • Check register balancing

Assign the worksheets as homework or as an in-class group activity or use them to get an interactive classroom discussion started.

Product: Are U Money Savvy Worksheet Bundle (30)
Price: $24.95
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