Interactive Library

Our Interactive Library features online games, simulations, student-driven outcomes, and other online interactives. Conveniently sorted by topic, our Interactive Library will supplement your classroom instruction and provide opportunities for student engagement and excitement.

TitleDescriptionTopicPublisherLengthHandout
SpentCan you make it through the month? Living paycheck to paycheck is stressful.BudgetingUrban Ministries of Durham15-20 mins
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How Does Your Food Spending Stack Up?How does your grocery bill compare to others'? Could you live on food stamps if you had to?BudgetingMother Jones5 mins
Personal Health and Finance QuizAssess your habits for a snapshot of your financial and personal health.BudgetingRutgers University5 mins
Determining Your BudgetHow much do you need to earn to support the lifestyle you want? This worksheet calculates average expenses.BudgetingNorthwestern Mutual8 mins
How Much Salary Do You Need to Buy A House In A Given City?The cost of a home changes according to where you live. How much do you need to earn to be able to afford it?BudgetingHSH.com10 mins
How Is the Way We Work Changing?Five trends affecting the current job market. Interactive graphs help you determine if your career choice is stable.CareersQuartz10 mins
What Jobs Are Likely To Be Done By A Machine in the Future?Will you be replaced by a machine? Find out the likelihood here.CareersPlanet Money5 mins
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What Is The Most Common Job in Each State?Scroll through this dynamic map to see how state employment has changed in the past 30 years.CareersPlanet Money5 mins
Minimum Wage Since 1938How much is minimum wage actually been worth, historically? Scroll through this graph to compare inflation-adjusted rates.CareersCNN Money5 mins
What Is The Potential For Automating Over 750 Jobs?Choose from 750+ jobs to find out the potential for being automated.CareersMcKinsey & Company15 mins
What Are Your Chances Of Making It to the Executive Suite?Input six personal characteristics and voila you can figure out whether to start planning for that corner office.CareersNY Times and LinkedIn5-10 mins
What's the Unemployment Rate for 25-34 Year Old College Graduates?Is a college degree a waste of time? How many graduates are unemployed, anyway? Make your guess. You may be surprised at the answer.CareersNY Times5 mins
How Does Online Banking Work?Online banking makes it easy to pay bills and move money. This interactive simulation allows you to practice using online banking features.CheckingMoney Matters To Me20 mins
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ATM GameAn interactive map allows you to choose different ATMs to compare fees.CheckingMoney Talks2 mins
Basic Banking ActivitiesLearn how to perform basic banking activities with this collection of interactive exercises.CheckingGoodwill Community Foundation, The Mint25 mins
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How Do I Apply for A Loan?You'll probably need to take out a loan at some point. Learn the process and important information through this exercise.CreditMaryland SECU20 mins
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It Costs What?!The same purchase can cost four different amounts, depending on how you use your credit card. How much would you pay?CreditChannel 1310-15 mins
What Interest Rate Are People Paying on Their Credit Cards?How does the interest rate on your credit card compare to others? What's a good APR?CreditNPR5 mins
Is It Better To Rent or Own?Is it cheaper in the long run to rent or own a home? Find out with this interactive tool.CreditNY Times20-30 minutes
FICO Score Simulator SampleIf you haven't gotten your official FICO score, you can estimate it yourself by taking this survey.CreditmyFico15 mins
How Has the Housing Market Performed In Your Neighborhood Since 2004?Is your home more valuable now? Or less? Type in your ZIP code to find out.CreditWashington Post5-10 mins
Community Credit: A New Perspective on America's CommunitiesAn interactive map that allows you to see how your state, and even your county, compares to others in the U.S. regarding credit economy, available credit, and credit quality. CreditFederal Reserve Bank of New York5 mins
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Have You Been Hacked? Another day, another headline about a major hack. This interactive will determine the probability that your personal information is for sale somewhere on the dark web.Identity TheftNY Times5 mins
Think You Can Beat The Stock Market?Think you've got what it takes to beat the stock market? Find out here.InvestingQuartz30 mins
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Think You Can Pick Stocks?Pick stocks based on certain fundamental factors and this interactive will show you how the pick performed over the next ten years. Humbling! InvestingWall Street Journal10 mins
Why Do Investment Fees Matter?Investing is a great financial tool, but beware of the fees! Use this interactive graph to see how much money you can lose if you don't pay attention.InvestingQuartz10 minutes
The Balloon TestHow much risk can you handle? A balloon gives insight to your investment strategies.InvestingBarclays5 mins
Would You Trust A Robot To Make Investment Decisions?Answering a few simple questions can show you an optimal investment strategy.InvestingWealthfront20 mins
What's Your Risk of Being Poor?Enter four variables to assess your risk of living in poverty over the short- and long-term.OtherCornell, Washington U.10 mins
What's a Millenial?Are you a Millennial? How does your financial health compare to others?OtherGoldman Sachs10-15 mins
Which Schools Help Low Income Students The Most?Choosing a college? Enter school names to see how much financial support is available.Paying for CollegeProPublica10 mins
How Much Will Your College Actually Cost?How does your family income affect the cost of college? Find out here.Paying for CollegeNY Times2 mins
How Does Public College Tuition Compare to Household Income In Your State?What percentage of household income will go to a college education, and how has that changed over the years? Enter a state or school to find out.Paying for CollegeProPublica10 mins
How Does Family Income Impact College-Going Rates?Family income obviously plays a part in determing college enrollment, but how much? Make your guess and see how close you come to reality.Paying for CollegeNY Times5 mins
Earnings by College MajorBefore you pick a college major, find out what you can expect to earn over your lifetime.Paying for CollegeHamilton Project5 mins
What Does Student Debt Look Like In Your Neighborhood?How does your area compare in rates of student debt?Paying for CollegeMapping Student Debt15 mins
Eight Questions to Ask Before Choosing a CollegeAnswering these eight questions will help you evaluate your college choices.Paying for CollegeWall Street Journal15 mins
What Kind of Spender Are You?Do you carefully save your money, or spend it before you make it? Find out.SavingsNorthwestern Mutual5 mins
Understanding Taxes: The HOWS of TaxesA series of 20 interactive exercises created by the IRS that gets students familiar with filling out various tax forms. TaxesIRS5-10 mins (each)
Check Your Tax Rate from 1913-2012How much in taxes do you pay at various income levels? A historical comparison.TaxesVisual.ly5-10 mins