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Discovering the benefits of investing early


Students use an online calculator and answer questions to learn about the value of investing early.

Big idea

Investing early can mean more money for your financial future.

Essential questions

  • How can investing early help my money grow?
  • How can investing early help me meet my financial goals?


  • Understand the importance of investing as early as possible
  • Learn how investing early pays off over time

What students will do

  • Use an online calculator to discover how investments grow over time.
  • Identify reasons to start investing as early in life as possible.

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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.