CNN Student News: National Financial Literacy Month


Subject: Math
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: Headline News

CNN Student News presented special segments and interviews designed to promote financial literacy among students during the month of April.  Check out these archived shows with Financial Literacy segments that teachers can use year ‘round.

National Financial Literacy Month is recognized in the U.S. in April in an effort to highlight the importance of financial management and teach Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.  In March 2004, the Senate passes Resolution 316 that officially recognized April as “National Financial Literacy Month."

Featured segments:

Money Basics – http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/studentnews/04/03/transcript.mon/index.html

Budget Basics – http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/studentnews/04/10/transcript.mon/index.html

Budget Battle – http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/studentnews/04/14/transcript.fri/index.html

Beware of the Sale – http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/studentnews/04/17/transcript.mon/index.html

Your First Paycheck http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/studentnews/04/26/transcript.wed/index.html

CNN Student News: National Financial Literacy Month

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