Nevada 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 Nevada.

A list of the Nevada Academic Content Standards for Social Studies – Financial Literacy 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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Nevada Financial Literacy Standards Alignment

Find out which of our lessons or games reinforce the individual
knowledge statements from the Nevada Academic Content Standards for Social Studies – Financial Literacy


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

Standard Activity
Financial decision-making
Analyze the alternatives and consequences of financial decision-making in the development of financial goals. Budget Game – Core Component
Stock Game – Core Component
Lesson – Pay Yourself First
Lesson – Building Wealth
Lesson – Preparing for Retirement
Lesson – Building a Diversified Portfolio
Activity – Use the Saving to be a Millionaire Calculator
Evaluate assessment and computation of taxes at the local, state, and federal level. Lesson – Taxation Overview
Lesson – Tax Filing and the Form 1040
Locate and evaluate financial information from various sources. Lesson – Researching Spending
Lesson – Planning Long Term Purchases
Lesson – Receipts – Keeping and Tossing
Lesson – Credit Reports
Lesson – Simple and Living Wills
Lesson – What are Financial Records?
Lesson – Consumer rights and responsibilities
Savings and spending
Develop and evaluate a personal financial plan, including a savings plan, utilizing a financial record keeping system. Budget Game – Core Component
Lesson – Budgeting
Lesson – Budgeting and Spending Strategies
Lesson – Spending and Savings Plans
Lesson – Career Development
Lesson – Mortgages
Lesson – Buying a Car
Lesson – What are Financial Records?
Activity – Use the Buy vs Lease Calculator
Activity – Use the Home Budgeting Calculator
Credit and debt
Analyze the cost and benefits of different types of credit and debt including how to avoid and resolve debt problems. Lesson – Using Credit
Lesson – Credit Cards
Lesson – Managing Credit
Lesson – Good Debt, Bad Debt
Activity – Use the Credit Card Payments Calculator
Activity – Use the Car Loans Calculator
Explain the purpose of a credit report, how that report is used by lenders, and the borrower’s rights and responsibilities related to a credit report. Budget Game – Core Component
Lesson – Credit Reports
Compare and contrast different types of loans with attention to, interest rates, terms of the loan, compounding frequency in relation to managing debt and consequences of acquiring debt. Budget Game – Core Component
Lesson – Using Credit
Lesson – Managing Credit
Lesson – Short-Term Financing
Lesson – Good Debt, Bad Debt
Lesson – Importance of Interest Rates
Lesson – Mortgages
Lesson – Consolidating Debt
Lesson – Bankruptcy
Activity – Use the Credit Card Payments Calculator
Activity – Use the Car Loans Calculator
Insurance, investing, and risk
Analyze methods to prevent and limit the consequences of identity theft and fraud. Lesson – Protecting Against Fraud
Lesson – Consumer rights and responsibilities
Distinguish the cost and benefits of various investment strategies including securities, stocks, and bonds; with attention to compound interest and methods of buying and selling investments. Stock Game – Core Component
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Lesson – Building a Diversified Portfolio
Lesson – Investing Strategies
Lesson – Building Wealth
Lesson – Life Insurance
Activity – Use the Compound Interest Calculator
Analyze the purpose and specifics of various insurance plans as well as compare quality of insurance providers. Lesson – Car Insurance
Lesson – Health Insurance
Lesson – Renter’s Insurance
Lesson – Life Insurance
Lesson – Home Owner’s Insurance
College and career preparedness
Evaluate college and career choices and their effect on the standard of living. Lesson – Work vs Study
Lesson – Starting a Business
Lesson – Career Development
Practice completing important financial, academic, and career documents including but not limited to: loan applications, scholarship applications, job applications, resumes, etc. Lesson – Student Loans
Lesson – Biggest Mistakes of Job Seekers
Lesson – Mortgages
Lesson – Good Debt, Bad Bad
Analyze the requirements and benefits of postsecondary financing options including but not limited to: Free Application for Federal Student Aid, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship, Silver State Opportunity Grant Program, prepaid tuition, and college savings programs. Lesson – Student Loans

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