Finance / Banking: Checking Account Basics
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
ACADEMIC SUBJECT(S) MOST APPROPRIATE FOR ACTIVITY:
English or language arts, Social Studies or history, World languages
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
TIME TO COMPLETE: 45-60 minutes
Students read a handout to learn about opening a bank or credit union account and then simulate asking a bank or credit union representative questions to determine if the account is for them.
- understand basic information about checking accounts
- use a checklist to help prepare to open a checking account and determine if the account is right for them
Provided by a joint venture between JET, True North Stars Perkins Consortium, IRRRB, and Story North Productions to be used with the Northeast Minnesota Virtual Industry Tour Project, Finance/Banking Sector.