Delaware State

State Standards

We compared our curriculum and the core financial literacy concepts that are covered in our Budget and Stock Games to the personal finance standards for the state of Delaware.

A list of the Delaware K-12 Financial Literacy Standards are below, along with a selection of activities from our games and library that align with each standard. Our curriculum library contains over 300 total lessons that can be customized for every class, so this may not include every lesson that may apply for each standard.

Course Outlines, Lesson Plans & Student Activities

Students will learn through playing the interactive online games, as well as completing the self-graded lessons that were designed to keep young learners engaged.

When you order PersonalFinanceLab™ for your class, you’ll also get access to course outlines, lesson plans, student activities and grading rubrics that tie everything together.

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Get to Know PersonalFinanceLab™

We’re here to help engage your students to learn how to manage their money responsibly. Learn more about each of the main features and see how we can help transform your class.

Personal Budgeting Game

A monthly budget game with real-life scenarios and consequences.

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Stock Market Game

Build your students confidence in the financial markets as they learn how to invest their money wisely.

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Embedded Curriculum

Self-graded lessons aligned to National and Jump$tart Standards.

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Delaware Financial Literacy Standards Alignment

Find out which of our lessons or games reinforce the individual
knowledge statements from the Delaware K-12 Financial Literacy Standards


Long-Term Game
Comprehensive Chapter
Short Lesson
Interactive Calculator
Includes Automatically-Graded Assessment

Standard Activity
Financial Planning and Decision-Making
Students will set financial goals and create financial plans to meet those goals. Budget Game – Core Component
Lesson – Budgeting and Spending Strategies
Lesson – Spending and Savings Plans
Lesson – Pay Yourself First
9-12a: Students will apply problem-solving strategies to assess the consequences of financial decisions. Lesson – Budgeting and Spending Strategies
Lesson – Preparing for Spending Shocks
Lesson – Planning Long-Term Purchases
9-12b: Students will create an overall financial plan for earning, spending, and saving in order to achieve personal goals. Lesson – Career Development
Lesson – Family Planning
Lesson – Building Wealth
Money Management
Students will analyze ways to improve their economic well being by making informed spending decisions, which entails collecting information, planning, and budgeting. Lesson – Budgeting
Lesson – Researching Spending
Lesson – Preparing for Spending Shocks
Lesson – Good Debt, Bad Debt
9-12a: Students will evaluate the costs and benefits of various payment options while applying the mechanics of money management. Budget Game – Core Component
Lesson – Debit Cards
Lesson – Using Credit
Lesson – Good Debt, Bad Debt
Lesson – Banks, Credit Unions, and Savings and Loans
9-12b: Students will examine how ability to pay and personal credit history influences an individual’s financial opportunities and choices. Lesson – Using Credit
Lesson – Credit Cards
Lesson – Credit Reports
Lesson – Mortgages
Saving and Investing
Students will evaluate the costs and benefits of major savings and investing options. Stock Game – Core Component
Activity – Use the Investment Return Calculator
Lesson – Investing Strategies
Lesson – Building a Diversified Portfolio
Lesson – Building Wealth
Lesson – Preparing for Retirement
9-12: Students will evaluate the role of the government and financial markets in savings and investment decisions. Lesson – Government Impact on the Economy
Lesson – What is the Federal Reserve?
Lesson – What is a Brokerage?
Lesson – What is the New York Stock Exchange?
Lesson – Banks, Credit Unions, and Savings and Loans
Risk Protection
Students will understand how to evaluate financial products and services to minimize financial risks. Stock Game – Core Component
Lesson – Understanding Price Movements
Lesson – Risk
Lesson – Building a Diversified Portfolio
Investing101 Certification
9-12a: Students will analyze costs and benefits of various methods of managing risk. Stock Game – Core Component
Lesson – Importance of Interest rates
Lesson – Inflation
Lesson – The Business Cycle
Lesson – Stock Market Crash of 1929
9-12b: Students will analyze how local, state, and federal laws and regulations affect consumers. Lesson – Consumer Rights and Responsabilities
Lesson – Employer and Employee Rights and Responsibilities
Lesson – Taxation Overview
Lesson – When to hire a tax professional

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