I spend a lot of time talking about the need to have your money in a high-interest or high yield online savings account, so I thought it was time I put together a list of the top high yield online savings accounts.
Nick's $5 - 52 Week Challenge; a little more than the $1 Challenge but worth it. Increase the weekly deposit by $5 each week and put it in a high interest savings account! Don't touch it for a few years and you'll be doing well. Imagine starting now and doing this for 30 years (retirement for me...$237,600).
Titanic! NO PREP Nonfiction Text Features & Comparing Multiple Accounts 4-8
Nonfiction Text Features Comparing Multiple Accounts Spice up your lessons with this Titanic Pack! Just like all of my other activity packs, these lessons are FUN, extremely high-interest, organized, RIGOROUS, and ready to teach today! Your students will: Construct an 11 page "book" in their interactive notebooks (or, there's a standalone version if you don't do notebooks) and then annotate/define all of the nonfiction text features. Click description for more info!
The FREE life-sized game that teaches High School Students about the financial demands of the real world. I did not go through the complete steps to setting up an account and password, but this looks like it could be interesting for our middle and high school students in a life skills setting. Try it at: http://www.finances101thegame.org/