Common Cents: Laying the Foundation for Responsible Credit Use

Responsible credit use develops through a foundation of strong personal finance principles and an understanding of the costs and benefits of credit. An awareness of the CARD Act will help teens learn the rights and responsibilities of consumers using credit. A "Credit Clue" quiz will reinforce these concepts.
Grade levels: 6-8, 9-12
Content keywords: credit, debt, personal finance, financial services, common cents, parents, card act, consumers, costs, benefits
Key Concepts: Banking, Credit, Personal Finance, Saving and Investing
Resource type: Article, Activity
Time requirement: Varies
Common Cents:  Laying the Foundation for Responsible Credit Use