Earning Income Texts and Lessons:
Texts and Lessons to understand Income from NEFE
Check out the NEFE article on careers.
O*Net Online for Career Information
Facts.org for Florida-specific career info
Career Information from the College Board
ION Future: STEM career exploration game
EconEdLink Wages Lesson
EconEdLink Henry Ford Productivity Case Study Lessons
Bureau of Labor Statistics: provides wage data by Area and Occupation
Learn about salaries of different occupations on the national database of pay differences
Consider some factors that influence salaries.
Federal Reserve Video Lesson on Unemployment
Use Taxation Nation, from We the Economy, to teach about taxes.
Types of Taxes definitions and explanations
Biz Kid$ video about how taxes impact a young person's life
Use the Loan Calculator Tool (referenced in Financial Freedom, p. 110) to understand how much annual income you need to repay without hardship.
Article from the New York Federal Reserve addressing the costs and benefits of college.
Data on changing college costs from the National Center for Education Statistics
The Khan Academy on the financial costs and benefits of college.
New York Times article on the price of dropping out of college.
Financial aid shopping worksheet
Websites from Financial Freedom Chapter 3: Searching for a Job and Earning Income
Put Together a Resume
Deborah Kozdras, Ph.D.