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Economics Lesson Plans

Creating interesting and compelling lessons in Economics can present several unique challenges. Fortunately, the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning organization has brought together a number of fine instructional resources for use by educators. These lesson plans and other activities are divided into thematic areas, such as economic decision-making, goods and services, savings,...
Financial Review

The Australian Financial Review offers the latest daily financial news from Australia, as well as regional and world financial news. News reports are categorized into sections such as information technology, banking, and property. The site also provides personal finance advice in the Smart Money section. Contents for the site are archived in 18-day intervals.
Investor Protection Trust

The Investor Protection Trust is a non-profit organization that was established in 1993 as part of a multi-state settlement to resolve charges of misconduct. Their website provides non-commercial investor education materials. Visitors should definitely start their journey to becoming educated investors by reading the "Seven Investor Education Booklets" that can be found in a link on the right...
Max's Investment World

Named for a three-legged cat, Max's Investment World is a "friendly, fun, one-stop shop" for investment tools and advice. Introductory information on investment strategies is available from the Max Basics section, and a Research Library helps readers investigate mutual funds, stocks, IPOs, and the economy via the Internet. Guidance on discovering "undervalued stocks" and "bolstering your returns"...

MoneyCentral is a new personal finance site by Microsoft now in public beta test. An expanded and more user-friendly form of MSN's Money Insider (discussed in the October 23, 1997 Scout Report for Business & Economics), MoneyCentral encompasses a wide variety of guides and tools on everything from Family Financing to Real Estate, Taxes and Investing. Visitors may view the full range of...

MoneyMinded, provided by Hearst Communications, is a finance site aimed at women. The site is divided into sections on spending, working life, income/outgo, financial security, family goals and love & money. Each section contains articles and helpful guides on how to manage your money. For users who are ready to invest their money, the site's Investing section provides information on mutual funds,...
National Endowment for Financial Education

The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) is dedicated "to improving the financial well-being of all Americans." Their website is a veritable cornucopia of resources around this very subject, including help for high school students, consumers, and educators. A good place to start is the "Help for Consumers" area. Here visitors can use the "Smart About Money" resources to get practical...

On24 is a "source of original and syndicated broadcast news and opinion for the individual investor." Streaming financial news is available in RealAudio format and contains top stories, interviews with analysts and experts, events, and announcements. Users can click onto channels to follow specific topics including CEOs, IPOs, and Analysts.
Open Markets Matter: The Benefits of Trade and Investment Liberalization

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released this study to document "the contribution of trade and investment liberalization to wealth-creation and well-being." The study also recognizes the need to adopt policies to assist people who are adversely affected by liberalization in the economy.
Planet Money Summer School

From the award-winning Planet Money podcast, this six-week Summer School series gives listeners a crash course in economics and finance through entertaining stories and lighthearted conversation (with no homework required). The summer 2021 session is all about investing, from the stock market to 401Ks to cryptocurrency. For instance, in the first lesson, host Cardiff Garcia learns how stock prices...
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