14 to choose from and more on the way…
The following programs are designed to last 45 minutes, but can be modified to accommodate your schedule. Each program is tailored to the age range of the students. Parents are welcome to observe and learn! For pricing and booking information e-mail us or call 561$333$1220. Ask about our discounts for multiple bookings with other libraries.
Also, read the Library Journal review of our "Intro to Money" DVD.
For Grades: Program Topics
3-5, 6-8, 9-12 Money Math
Why it’s important to be Money Math smart
Giving and receiving the correct change
Time is money
Fractions and percentages
Weights and measures
3-5, 6-8, 9-12 Intro to Money Part I
What is money and why do we need it?
What people did before money
The Trading Game
3-5, 6-8, 9-12 Intro to Money Part II
Types of Money (including debit and credit cards)
What you can do with money
6-8, 9-12 Intro to Money Part III
Supply & Demand – How does it affect what you buy?
Monopoly & Oligopoly
3-5, 6-8, 9-12 Earning Money
Ways to make money
Earning information (minimum wages,
What things cost relative to what you earn
3-5, 6-8, 9-12 Saving Money
Reasons to save your money
What’s interest and how do you calculate it?
The awesome power of saving early and often
Different types of savings accounts
3-5, 6-8, 9-12 Spending Money
How much do you spend?
Cell phone example
Credit cards - the good, the bad and the ugly
6-8, 9-12 Investing Money
What does investing mean?
Types of investments
Diversification and why it’s important
6-8, 9-12 What’s a Ponzi Scheme?
And how does it work?
How to avoid Madoff like ponzi schemes in the future
6-8, 9-12 Starting Your Own Business Part I
6-8, 9-12 Starting Your Own Business Part II
Startup costs, material costs, unit costs, profit per unit
How many do you have to sell to break even?
Calculating profits…will your time and effort be worth it?
9-12 Money Lessons for Teen Life: Your first job
How much do people earn?
Hey, what are all those deductions on my paycheck?
Hot jobs and industries for you to consider
9-12 Money Lessons for Teen Life: Buying your first car
9-12 Money Lessons for Teen Life: Planning for College