Infographics are graphic representations of information that allow viewers to grasp information quickly. Use these infographics in the classroom to teach and reinforce economic and personal finance concepts in a colorful and easy-to-understand format. Search the table of contents of this book to find the accompanying lessons and activities for each infographic.
Introduces students to the factors they should consider when they choose banking services.
Illustrates the difference between sources of income and fixed versus variable expenses through a simple budget plan.
Explains how resources, goods and services, and payments flow through the economy using the economic model of circular flow.
Introduces students to the relationships among credit history, credit report, and credit score.
Reminds students that, in a world of scarcity, everyone must make choices and introduces a decision-making model.
Helps students discover the three basic economic questions and how each system answers these questions, identify several key advantages and disadvantages for each economic system, recognize some economic indicators that can measure performance on broad social economic goals, and see how specific countries rank on a measure of economic freedom.
Introduces students to the motivations and decision making of entrepreneurs and discusses their economic impact.
Learn about the structure and functions of the Federal Reserve with this infographic.
Identifies the steps students need to take when developing their own plans for being financially prepared for emergencies.
Defines fiscal and monetary policy and highlights their key differences.
Highlights the basics about GDP.
Helps students see clearly the strong connection between education level and subsequent earning potential.
Introduces students to basic insurance terms and common types of personal insurance.
Highlights the goal of maximum employment and features labor market measures and terminology.
Describes opportunity occupations, jobs that don't require a bachelor's degree and pay at least the national annual median wage. It identifies top opportunity occupations in six southeastern states.
Highlights the effects price ceilings and price floors have on markets.
Highlights the goal of price stability and features price level measures and terminology.
Explains the Rule of 72 with examples of compound interest and its power to help grow students' money.
Highlights basic concepts such as the law of supply and demand, changes in demand and supply versus changes in the quantity demanded and the quantity supplied, the determinants of demand and supply, and market equilibrium.
Illustrates the different taxes collected by government and the three tax systems, and provides examples of local, state, and federal expenditures paid for with tax revenues.
Features the types of taxes people pay and illustrates the deductions, tax rate, and liabilities and credits that one finds on their pay stub.
Basics from key terminology to why we trade are featured alongside introductions to foundational concepts such as production possibilities frontiers, absolute and comparative advantage, trade barriers, and free trade versus protectionism.