Explore (Financial Reasoning)

Coffee Money

Are you a coffee drinker? Small daily expenses like coffee can quickly add up. By using spreadsheets to organize cost, you can monitor how much… Read more

Coin Problems

Suppose Briley has 10 coins in quarters and dimes and has a total of $1.45. How many of each coin does she have? Tweet Read more

Credit Cards

How much are your credit cards costing you? If you are like most of us, they are very expensive because we have credit card debt.… Read more

Gas Money

If you commute to work or school, you understand how expensive driving can be. Choose a car in this interactive spreadsheet as it breaks down… Read more

GDP

The GDP or Gross Domestic Product of a country is one measure of its wealth. What can this data tell us about the U.S. economy?… Read more

Interest

Which form of interest, simple or compound, is the fairest? If you were buying a house or a car which would you rather have, which… Read more

Lease or Buy

If you are in the market for a new car, you often have a decision to make. Do you want to buy the car or… Read more

Lemonade Stand

Manage a business. The Lemonade Stand has been a business simulation developed in many different versions. We believe this is the first time that it has… Read more

Margin vs Markup

How should you figure out your profit? If you have an item that you are selling, should you price it at 25% over its cost… Read more

Personal Budget

How much money do you spend? How much money can you save? We all need to know these things, but you can’t know them until… Read more

Peter’s Taxi

There are a wide variety of financial literacy problems. This is the kind of problem that appears on many tests. It does not ask you… Read more

Phone

Use spreadsheets to compare popular phone carriers and the plans they offer. Tweet Read more

Rule of 72

The rule of 72 is an old banker’s rule of thumb to find out how long it will take to double your money at different… Read more