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Life & Money: A Real-life Personal Finance and Investing Experience for Students

An interactive, hands-on simulation where students plan and experience 20 years of their financial future.

This realistic, innovative educational simulation is designed to level up students' understanding through immersive experiential learning. Students don’t just learn personal finance and investing concepts, they experience them first-hand by making important decisions about their career, lifestyle, and personal finance and seeing the results.

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Description

Life & Money: A Real-life Personal Finance and Investing Experience for Students features the interactive Life & Money simulation and an informative, engaging personal finance video lesson, allowing students to learn and experience personal finance and investing concepts in a realistic setting.

 

The Life & Money simulation is the most hands-on, engaging, and fun way for students to gain skill and experience in personal finance. By placing students in the driver's seat of their own life and finances, this simulation allows students to make a range of important decisions and see the results for themselves as they live out up to 20 simulated years of their financial futures.

 

Students are guided to establish their life goals and instructed to make key decisions about pursuing education and training, finding work in a range of different careers, identifying their lifestyle choices, making sound investing decisions, and so much more.

 

The Life & Money simulation also includes a comprehensive curriculum to provide robust instruction on personal finance topics students need to make informed decisions. This realistic and modular simulation allows instructors to customize students' experience. Have students live out their financial futures, or assign the investment-only simulation for an experience targeted to making wise investments.

 

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About the Simulation

Life & Money: A Real-life Personal Finance and Investing Experience for Students is the most engaging and realistic way for students to not just learn the concepts behind personal finance and investing, but to experience them for themselves.

Interactive Gameplay

This hands-on, interactive simulation creates a fun and engaging gamified learning experience that helps students gain knowledge and first-hand experience in personal finance. The interactive gameplay lets students see the impact of their financial decisions in real time and emphasizes the same challenges professionals face everyday managing their careers and personal lives.

Comprehensive & Modular Experience

The robust, feature-rich simulation allows instructors to customize students' experience to best align with classroom goals. Instructors can set the duration of the simulation (from as little as a few hours to hundreds of hours of instruction and experience), establish performance benchmarks and settings, or assign the investment-only simulation.

Complete Personal Finance Curriculum

In addition to the interactive gameplay, the simulation also includes a wealth of instructional material covering important personal finance and investing topics, allowing students to read and understand the theory behind these important concepts before putting what they learn into practice in the interactive simulation.

Assessment

The simulation includes multiple assessment options to measure student performance and participation. Instructors can set specific life and money benchmarks that students must achieve, and all key performance metrics from students’ play is automatically tracked and reported in the Instructor Dashboard in real time.

Instructor Dashboard

Instructors are able to manage their class, invite students to participate in the simulation, and view a wealth of assessment and performance information from the feature-rich Instructor Dashboard.

 

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What's Included

Life & Money: A Real-life Personal Finance and Investing Experience for Students includes a wealth of content and material to support students using the simulation to learn and master personal finance and investing concepts.

  • Life & Money Simulation
    • Interactive simulation, including the instructor dashboard, customizable settings, and reporting on student performance.
  • Comprehensive Learning Guide
    • This robust instructional eTextbook provides the background and theory covering a wide range of personal finance and investing topics and features approximately 300 pages of content.
  • When Am I Ever Going To Use Personal Finance? Video Lesson
    • An informative, engaging personal financial literacy video lesson and comprehension quiz.
  • Instructor Guide
    • A comprehensive Instructor Guide including a curriculum plan and details about how to administer the simulation in your class.
  • Additional Lessons & Activities
    • An online workbook, interactive activities, and printable PDF exercises provide several additional methods and formats for students to learn and practice personal finance literacy concepts.
  • Video Library
    • A carefully curated library of inspiring personal finance and investing videos from around the web to enhance student learning.
Bonus Content

Life & Money: A Real-life Personal Finance and Investing Experience for Students also comes with our informative and engaging When Am I Ever Going to Use Personal Finance video lesson, complete with comprehension quiz, to help introduce the subject of personal finance and expand on the teaching offered within the simulation itself.


This classroom video shows students how being smart with their money is a lifelong discipline and one of the most important things they can begin to master now (at their age). The skills and examples in this video help students realize that using personal finance skills will impact their lives today and in the future. Real professionals explain how and why learning personal finance was a key to their current and future success.


Topics Included: Spending & Budgeting, Saving & Investing, Managing Debt, Financial Planning, and more.

Technology Specifications

Interactive simulations are delivered via an online subscription and are 100% web-based. There is no software to install, and simulations work on any operating system or modern web browser, including tablets and Chromebooks. All that is required is an internet connection.

  • 100% web-based
  • Accessible on any internet-enabled device
  • Simulation can be played at school or at home
  • No student data privacy concerns (Learn more.)
  • Free and automatic software updates
Site License Information

Interactive simulation site licenses are purchased based on the number of students using the simulation concurrently within a term, whether up to 100, 250, or 500 students.

Transferable Student License: One license is required per student per term within a given school year. Licenses are transferable; once a term is completed, licenses can be reused.

Site License Pricing: Site licenses are available for up to 100, 250, or 500 students concurrently (transferable term to term).

Duration: Licenses are available for 1, 2, or 3 years and are transferable term to term. Save with multi-year discounts.

Life & Money Simulation Site Licenses
 License Term Up to 100 Students Up to 250 Students Up to 500 Students
1 Year $2,495 $3,895 $5,495
2 Years $2,245 $3,505 $4,945
3 Years$2,120 $3,310 $4,670 
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Instructor Resources: Included FREE with purchase.

Specifications

Grade: 6-8, 9-12

Life & Money 1-Yr Site License (up to 100 students concurrently; transferable) (Web-based)

Life & Money 1-Yr Site License (up to 250 students concurrently; transferable) (Web-based)

Life & Money 1-Yr Site License (up to 500 students concurrently; transferable) (Web-based)

Life & Money 2-Yr Site License (up to 100 students concurrently; transferable - SAVE 10%) (Web-based)

Life & Money 2-Yr Site License (up to 250 students concurrently; transferable - SAVE 10%) (Web-based)

Life & Money 2-Yr Site License (up to 500 students concurrently; transferable - SAVE 10%) (Web-based)

Life & Money 3-Yr Site License (up to 100 students concurrently; transferable - SAVE 15%) (Web-based)

Life & Money 3-Yr Site License (up to 250 students concurrently; transferable - SAVE 15%) (Web-based)

Life & Money 3-Yr Site License (up to 500 students concurrently; transferable - SAVE 15%) (Web-based)

Transferable Site Licenses

Item # Item Name ISBN Qty. License Duration (Once Activated) Unit Price Total
SS-GOV-LM-1 Life & Money 1-Yr Site License (up to 100 students concurrently; transferable) ENTER QTY. OF 1 $2,495.00
SS-GOV-LM-1 Life & Money 2-Yr Site License (up to 100 students concurrently; transferable - SAVE 10%) ENTER QTY. OF 1 $4,490.00
SS-GOV-LM-1 Life & Money 3-Yr Site License (up to 100 students concurrently; transferable - SAVE 15%) ENTER QTY. OF 1 $6,360.00
SS-GOV-LM-2 Life & Money 1-Yr Site License (up to 250 students concurrently; transferable) ENTER QTY. OF 1 $3,895.00
SS-GOV-LM-2 Life & Money 2-Yr Site License (up to 250 students concurrently; transferable - SAVE 10%) ENTER QTY. OF 1 $7,010.00
SS-GOV-LM-2 Life & Money 3-Yr Site License (up to 250 students concurrently; transferable - SAVE 15%) ENTER QTY. OF 1 $9,930.00
SS-GOV-LM-3 Life & Money 1-Yr Site License (up to 500 students concurrently; transferable) ENTER QTY. OF 1 $5,495.00
SS-GOV-LM-3 Life & Money 2-Yr Site License (up to 500 students concurrently; transferable - SAVE 10%) ENTER QTY. OF 1 $9,890.00
SS-GOV-LM-3 Life & Money 3-Yr Site License (up to 500 students concurrently; transferable - SAVE 15%) ENTER QTY. OF 1 $14,010.00
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