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This lesson plan discusses the concepts of supply and demand using a product for which the price varies: tuna that is... see more

This site has a variety of Java applets to helps demonstrate different concepts such as: distributions, probability and... see more

This is a good instant source for current world population statistics by country or by region. Types of information... see more

This is a lesson plan by the National Council on Economics Education. Using liver transplants as an example, students... see more

This is a series of lesson plans that explores the concept of wealth. There is some interaction as students explore... see more

Provided by a consortium of educational organisations, This is a dedicated educational stock market game, primarily aimed... see more

This interactive calculator allows the user to enter values for loan amount, payment period and interest rate. The... see more

This is an easy simulation in which break even analysis is calculated. Students enter several different variable costs... see more

You can use this calculator to compare the cost of living between U.S. cities. Select the city you're in and the city... see more

This site has a number of calculators that pertain to credit cards. Individual calculators include: Debt Payoff... see more

This interactive calculator allows the user to enter values for credit card obligations as well as installment loans.... see more

In this lesson plan, students are given brief descriptions of three individuals. They act as financial advisors and... see more

These are lesson plans for studying both the airline and software industries regarding mergers and monopolies. Links are... see more

This is a simulation that demonstrates the concepts of utility and marginal pricing. The student learns to realize that... see more

This simulation concerns the interaction of markets and addresses the topics of: Supply, Demand, Market Clearing Price,... see more

This is a free online calculator for investment decisions. This simulation helps to show possible results with: Initial... see more

This is a set of lesson plans to explain the concept of money. Students evaluate a variety of substitutes for money and... see more

This interactive calculator compares 15 year mortgage with a 30 year mortgage. Interest rates are input along with the... see more

This interactive calculator enables the user to determine how long it will take to break even on a mortgage refinance.... see more

This gross-to-net paycheck calculator helps determine the gross paycheck needed to provide a required net amount. First,... see more

This site has links to a variety of calculators that have to do with personal finances. These include Net Worth... see more

This site has a series of calculators designed for retirement planning. These include: 401(k) Savings Calculator, IRA... see more

There are three calculators that are available here. With the Quick Calculator, one inputs his age and current income for... see more

This is a classroom game in which students act as employers, workers, consultants and educators. The game begins with a... see more