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Borrowing Basics for Grades 10 – 12

This insightful course encourages high school students to delve into the multifaceted world of credit. We illuminate the myriad forms of borrowing, such as lines of credit, student loans, credit cards, overdraft protection, and even the complexities of payday loans. By comparing and contrasting these credit forms, students gain a comprehensive understanding of their nuances. We engage in in-depth discussions on the advantages and potential pitfalls of using credit, offering a balanced perspective. The course culminates with practical guidance on how to apply for credit, ensuring students are well-equipped to navigate the credit landscape with confidence and acuity.

Free Online Course

Money Mentors' free online courses are available on-demand 24/7 to everyone and make it easy to learn about personal finance at your own pace. Access financial education courses online using the steps below:

New User

  1. Visit the Money Mentors portal to set up your account by clicking ‘Start Free Course’ below.
  2. Click ‘Not a member’ and enter your first name, last name, and email address and click ‘Sign Up’.
  3. You will receive a welcome email with your username and a link to the site where you will set up your password.
  4. Once in the Money Mentors portal, you can access educational modules by clicking ‘myTrailhead’ in the left navigation.
Existing User
  1. Click ‘Start Free Course’ below.
  2. Complete this course and earn a badge.
    1. Please note: if using a public computer, you need to login with your credentials each time.

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