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This is a unit I planned for the Investing section in my Personal Finance class.  It covers different forms of investing and the advantages and disadvantages associated with it.  The lesson exposes students to what stocks are and allows them to participate in a simulation to see how stocks can be used as an investment tool.  Students also see how compounding interest can work for them to help their money grow over time.  

Learning Targets: 
Identify why it important to invest early
Identify different forms of investments
Explain how compound interest affects investments
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