Promoting global credit practices
Students create a social marketing advertisement to promote good practices for building credit in their target language.
When lenders determine eligibility for a loan, they consider a person’s credit history and credit score.
How are credit scores determined, and what results in high or low credit scores?
How do credit scores reflect financial decisions people make and the outcomes and consequences of those decisions?
Understand what a credit score is and why it’s important
Recognize what factors are used to calculate credit scores
What students will do
Become familiar with the concept of social marketing.
Review information about credit scores to understand how credit scores are calculated.
Select a specific financial habit or practice that may lead to a high credit score.
Design a social marketing advertisement or a public service announcement in their target language that promotes that financial practice.
Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.