Our Signature Curriculum
Our signature online curriculum is designed for teenagers and young adults. Each course consists of 40 minutes of instructional time, activities and section quizzes to review the presented material. Course topics include:
Introduces key economic principles and how economic assumptions may drive economic choices.
Career and Income
Students learn about maximizing their most valuable resource, themselves. This course provides an overview of return on investment (ROI) modeling and demonstrates how it can be used to consider the costs and benefits of attending college.
Students learn how income is taxed in the United States, how income taxes are calculated and how to pay their fair share.
In this course, students learn about the functions of the nation’s central bank, The Federal Reserve, and how decisions made by this central bank affect the lives of individuals. The course includes a review of typical banking services.
Spending and Budgeting
Spending influences are everywhere! In this course, students are introduced to behavioral economics and how spending decisions are shaped. Students learn budgeting and how to translate financial goals into budgeting priorities.
Students learn how credit works with a detailed examination of credit cards and student loans. Students gain an understanding of credit reporting, credit scores, and the potential consequences of mismanaged debt.
Saving and Investing
Students learn about various savings vehicles and how to calculate simple and compound interest. The course will explore essential investing terminology, basic investment vehicles and illustrate the value of starting early.
Students gain an understanding of key considerations for residential home ownership. The course illustrates how to analyze income and expenses when estimating available financial resources for making a home purchase.
Protecting and Insuring
Financial risk is a reality for all of us. In this course, students will learn common risks and how to manage them. Students will explore how private and social insurance work, what these cost and what they may protect. The course also examines current cyber threats and risks as well as how to manage your personal brand.
Curriculum for Kids
Kids, Keep Your Cash Curriculum™ is designed for upper elementary and middle school students with an interest in personal finance. Each course consists of 40 minutes of instructional time, activities and section quizzes to review the presented material. This course is an age appropriate version of the Financy Curriculum. Course topics include:
Our Private Coaching program is designed for clients who want a personalized approach to financial education. We have significant experience working with social organizations to facilitate small group personal finance sessions.