Grades 10/11: Credit cards and bad debt vs. good debt

Help students better understand the concept of credit cards and how to manage debt responsibly.

Time frame: 45 min

Learning objectives for students:

  • the difference between good debt and bad debt
  • the importance of understanding the difference and how it affects paying debt

Lesson outline:

  • facilitator introduction
  • topic introduction
  • activity
  • Q&A/closing


  • Credit Cards (case study)


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