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Personal Finance and Investment

3rd to 5th

Results presented in “The Nation’s Report Card on Financial Literacy” for 2021 indicated that almost two-thirds of the states in the United States earned a ‘C’ grade or worse for personal finance education. “90% of the states are allowing students to graduate from high-school without having to pass any stand-alone personal finance course. The report concluded that, "The consequences of financial illiteracy go far beyond poor financial decisions and habits. Financial illiteracy threatens the lives of our children as they enter adulthood.”

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CompuChild's Innovative Course in Personal Finance and Investment

Money and finance are an inevitable part of everyone's lives but we tend to delay this conversation with kids until it's too late.

This fun, interactive and game-based course will introduce children with the fundamental understanding of barter system and the evolution of currency. Students will also learn about the differences between needs and wants. Concepts of budgeting and taxes will be introduced to underscore the significance of expense management. Various active and passive sources of income will be discussed. The concept of investing will be introduced with respect to fundamental behavioral patterns such as delayed gratification and long-term thinking.

Students will do a comprehensive final project where they will propose a framework for maximize their future income stream.

What Children Would Learn from this Course

  • Net worth
  • Currency and conversion
  • Active and passive income
  • Budgeting
  • Impact of taxes on expenses
  • Investing
  • The barter system and money
  • Needs and wants
  • Income and spending
  • Savings and investing
  • Maximizing your income
  • Insurance