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The Costs of Credit

In this lesson plan, students will learn how using credit differs from paying in cash, by check, or by debit card. They will learn why credit has costs, and what the influences are that affect the cost of credit.


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Jay Holden
Jay Holden (Staff)
8 years ago
I used this learning material for teaching myself about credit cards and interest rates. I found it very helpful and took lots of time to go through the entire quiz sections to learn as much as I could. I think this is a great resource for students and while some of the links for student credit cards may be more focused on selling credit cards, the learning material is very good.
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