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Angela builds her credit


Students experience an interactive adventure, read a handout, and answer questions about how to build good credit.

Big idea

Building good credit has a positive effect on your life and career.

Essential questions

  • How can I start to build good credit?
  • How do the spending decisions I make affect my credit?


  • Recognize what factors are used to calculate credit scores
  • Understand how to build good credit

What students will do

  • Complete an online, interactive adventure independently or as a group.
  • Read a handout about credit scores.
  • Answer questions about how to build good credit.

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Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.

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