Financial Literacy

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Personal Financial Literacy


CM04     Change

CM16     Grocery

CM08     Earning_Money

CM09     Money_Word Problems

PE11      Commission

CM15     Consumer_Math

CM05     Discount

PE09      Markup

PE08      Price_with_Tax

CM18     Retail_Math

PE10      Simple_Interest

PE07      Tax

PE12      Tips




CM01     Unit_Price

CM02     Unit_Rate

CM03     Best Deal

CM06     Discount_1

CM07     Discount_2

CM10     OfficeDepot

CM11     Olive

CM12     Restaurant

CM13     Sales_Tax

CM14     Math_at_Dinner


CM03     Best Deal


 What are you going to do when you grow up?

What do you see yourself doing 10 years from now?

Careers    Ask yourself some simple questions.

  • What Do You Like To Do?
  • What Are You Good At?
  • Does this career let me follow my passion?
  • Can I be successful in this career?
  • Am I more introverted or extroverted?
  • Am I ready to fight for it?
  • How Much Money Do You Want To Make?
  • Am I choosing this career to please somebody else?


Your future starts now

You’re in middle school now. What you do over the next few years will have an impact on the rest of your life. Now is the time to start thinking about life beyond middle school.

Let´s do Math:  What would you be willing to do for a million dollars?



How much money will you earn in your lifetime?

1 day = 8 working hours

1 week = 5 days

1 year = 52 weeks

1 lifetime = 35 years (the average number of years a person “works” in a lifetime)

Degree Hourly wage
no High School Diploma $7.25
Associate´s degree $30
Bachelor’s degree $60
Professional degree $100

*(minimum wage in Texas  )

7.25 x 8 x 5 x 52 x 35 = ?

30 x 8 x 5 x 52 x 35 = ?

60 x 8 x 5 x 52 x 35 = ?

100 x 8 x 5 x 52 x 35 = ?

JG wish it dream it


The Secret to Becoming a Millionaire:   Money Math Lessons for Life


Latino boys who drop out of school often wind up in the criminal justice system.

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Latinos make up one-third of the population of federal prisons and are the fastest growing ethnic group in all U.S. prisons.


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