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Share the Wealth

Check out videos from our Share the Wealth Contest aimed at helping middle and high school students make informed financial decisions.

PSAs in the Classroom

Meet Joe character

This video covers the concept of budgeting and encourages students to plan before they spend, rather than spend before they plan. Consider pairing the video with classroom discussion questions and the “Dollars & Sense” classroom activity.

Watch the “Meet Joe” video

Materials

Classroom Discussion Questions

  • What are some of the choices Joe made?
  • What solutions were presented to Joe?
  • If you were Joe, what would you do differently?
  • How would you plan for your spending?

Accompanying Activity

  • Dollars & Sense is a budgeting game where students select a lifestyle and plan for expenses and unexpected events.

CEE National Standards for Financial Literacy

  • Standard 1: Earning Income
  • Standard 2: Buying Goods and Services
  • Standard 3: Saving

Additional Federal Reserve Education Materials