New Personal Finance Tools

StockTrak has been the leader for investments simulations over 27 years, but we are also one of the most powerful supplements included with college and university Personal Finance classes.

To make our platform the absolute best it can be for Personal Finance classes, we just launched a completely new service level – including a suite of features specifically tailored for Personal Finance classes.

New Personal Finance Features

The new Personal Finance-specific tools includes a huge library of Personal Finance lessons and activities with built-in assessments that you can add to your class assignments with a click of a button.

A selection of the integrated lessons includes articles and videos covering:

  • What are Financial Records?
  • What is Wealth?
  • Banks, Credit Unions, and Savings and Loans
  • Reconciling accounts
  • Receipts – Keeping and Tossing
  • Budgeting
  • Spending and Savings Plans
  • Automatic Payments
  • What is Money?
  • Debit Cards
  • Using Credit
  • Managing Debt
  • Good Debt, Bad Debt
  • Credit Cards
  • Short-Term Financing
  • Credit Reports
  • Taxation Overview
  • Sales Tax
  • Tax Filing and the 1040 EZ
  • Common Tax Deductions
  • Common Tax Additions
  • When to hire a tax professional
  • Tax Audits
  • Types of Insurance
  • Car Insurance
  • Renter’s Insurance
  • Home Owner’s Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Consumer rights and responsibilities
  • What makes a contract valid?
  • Planning Long Term Purchases
  • Protecting Against Fraud
  • Work VS Study
  • Researching Spending
  • Managing Bills
  • Debt Negotiation
  • Consolidating Debt
  • Debt Management Services
  • Bankruptcy
  • Income and Compensation
  • Pay Yourself First
  • Budgeting and Spending Strategies
  • Unemployment and other programs
  • Preparing for spending shocks
  • Buying a car
  • Mortgages
  • Family Planning
  • Building Wealth
  • Preparing For Retirement
  • Starting a Business
  • Investing Strategies
  • Financial Planning
  • Click Here to view the full library

Each lesson includes a short, 3-5 question quiz to ensure student mastery – students need to pass the quiz in order to get credit for completing each activity.

To use our Personal Finance service level for your next class, simply select “Personal Finance” when prompted for your class subject on the Create A Class page:

If you are not teaching Personal Finance, but you know another professor who is, you can also take advantage of our new Referral Program to help get their class engaged as well.

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