Credit Cards 101: The Plastic Peril

Author:

Jonathan Osler

Resource Type:

Lesson Plans

Math Content:

Annual Percentage Rates, Percentages, Interest, Frequency Tables, Surveys

Justice Issues:

Credit Cards, Debt, Financial Exploitation

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Description:

In this unit students explore the exploitative dimensions of the credit card industry. They develop a deeper understanding of how credit and credit cards function in order to avoid being taken advantage of and going deep into debt.