MAKING YOUR MONEY GROW
In this exploration, Mathletes will learn about the time value of money and explain how small amounts of money, invested regularly over time, grow exponentially. Mathletes will be introduced to the terms investment, simple interest, and compound interest, and in the end will devise a periodic investment plan for accumulating the tuition required to attend a four-year college.
Looking for even more financial literacy resources to share with your club members? Our friends at Citizen Schools created this helpful video on earning and saving money in middle school and beyond as part of their unit on advocating for yourself and your future. It’s a great companion for our 2 financial literacy club activities, Credit and Debt and Making Your Money Grow.