The banking and finance curriculum module introduces students to the foundations of banking and finance. Students will investigate financial terms and concepts related to the banking, finance, and insurance industries.
Phase 1: Explore
Activity: What is FBLA
In this exercise, students will research the purpose and benefits of FBLA membership.
Activity: Banking in Your Area
In this exploration activity, students will learn more about various banks in the area and what services they offer.
Phase 2: Learn & Practice
Unit 1: Banking
The Banking unit covers what a bank is, how banks are used, and the principles of money and its uses.
Take That to the Bank
Where Money Lives
All About Money
Unit 2: Finance
The Finance unit covers the benefits of good credit, how to use credit, and the consequences of debt. Investing and insurance are also discussed.
Give Me Some Credit - Part I
Give Me Some Credit - Part II
Insurance Has You Covered
Phase 3: Reflect
Activity: Questions and Discussion
In this activity, students reflect on creating a financial future.
Phase 4: Reinforce
Activity: Choosing a Credit Card
In this reinforce activity, students will research common definitions associated with credit cards and various credit card terms.
Activity: Current Event
Students will review articles for information related to a topic in the module. Once an article is found, students complete a Current Event form.