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Spending Habits

Janet Redwine

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Virtual Money Matters Class

Grades 8-12

Cost: Free; participants earn a $10 savings certificate for attending which may only be deposited in a Young Americans Bank account

Format: Google classroom slideshow and activities

Technology needed: This class is offered on Google Classroom.  Participants will need access to a computer/tablet, an internet connection, a Google account, and the ability to operate Google Classroom by themselves or with the assistance of an adult.  Materials are available for printing through Google Classroom or answers can be written on a separate sheet of paper.

Additional materials needed: paper, pencil, calculator

Description: Improving financial health starts with identifying money habits!  This class will teach seventh through twelfth graders how to take charge of their financial situation by improving negative spending habits while reinforcing positive ones.  Participants will take a quiz to assess their spending perceptions, compare example records to look for spending patterns, and analyze their own personal spending habits.

After registering, participants will receive a Google Classroom password for this class.  Please contact Natasha Rea at for questions or assistance registering.

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