Holiday Financial Literacy
Date posted: December 9, 2015
Are you looking for seasonal financial literacy ideas?
Tech Tips for Teachers posted Making a Holiday Budget as a Financial Literacy Exercise, financial literacy lesson ideas using two of the readings from the Fall 2015 issue of The Change Agent. Both of the readings, Overspending! It’s What We Do! and Spending Money to Say I Love You are available free online. Along with the readings, the post offers ideas for financial literacy exercises that revolve around holiday spending.
If you’re looking for holiday lessons that are more about basic economics than personal budgets, you can visit PNC Bank’s Christmas Price Index. In addition to its annual pricing of each gift from “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, it offers activities for educators that look at inflation and other economic trends. And, just in case you were wondering what it would cost to buy the gifts from that Christmas carol this year, here’s the 2015 Christmas Price Index infographic.