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Exploring savings habits

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Students learn about the benefits of forming their own savings habits and explore what it looks like to save a percentage of income.

Big idea

Establishing a savings plan may make it easier to get in the habit of saving money and can help people reach their savings goals.  

Essential questions

  • What are savings habits?
  • How do personal savings habits help people save money? 

Objectives

  • Become familiar with habits that can help people save money
  • Put specific saving habits into practice to build savings

What students will do

  • Brainstorm helpful personal savings habits.
  • Review scenarios to practice the habit of saving a certain percentage of earnings.
  • Answer reflection questions to build their personal connection to savings habits.

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