As a teacher, you have the ability to reach students when they are beginning to understand finances. Help them to establish a sound financial footing and put them on a path to develop their wealth.
We have developed this “In the Classroom” material just for you. You’ll find:
- SEC Publications we offer full-color printed versions of some of our most popular online materials. Teachers may order classroom sets of our Saving and Investing for Students brochure, by going to: http://promotions.usa.gov/seceducators.html
- Other Resources includes lesson plans and additional materials you may find useful. There also is a “Just for Teachers” section with information to help you better understand various financial products that are available.
The best time for students to learn about money is when they’re young. The importance of financial education cannot be overstated. Many adults experience financial hardship because they never were taught about saving and investing. Here is some information to help you introduce students to basic saving and investing concepts and the importance of planning for their financial future.
Please browse the following key topics and suggested activities:
Why save and invest?
How to save and invest
Risk and return
What is diversification?
Take our simple interactive quiz to test your investment savvy
Elementary School Students Quiz
Middle School Quiz
We’ve only covered the basics, and there’s a lot more to learn about saving and investing, but you’ll be learning as you go. We look forward to hearing from you and welcome any suggestions for additional information you would like to see included on this website.