The Bad News: Times are Hard
Erosion of savings
Disappearing retirement funds
The Good News: Economics is
Students want to know what economics is all about. They want to understand what went wrong and how to get through the hard times. In other words, they’re ready to learn.
Teach Students to Be Savvy Consumers
Pinching Entertainment Pennies
Stretching the Supermarket Dollar
Getting Around for Less
Creating a Budget
Teach Students Basic Economic Principles
Use the lessons in
Reading About Economics
to give students insight into what economics is all about and the way economic decisions and behaviors affect their lives.