It's a Money Thing

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Become financially proficient in a matter of minutes. These quick videos explain and interpret key financial information to help you make sense of your money.


Click on each of the lessons to learn more about the topic. Check back, new topics will be introduced monthly!


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Introducing Lesson Plans

Are you looking for more ways to help your student learn about money? We're here to help! We now offer lesson plans on select IAMT topics. Each plan includes:

  • Clearly-defined learning objectives
  • Step-by-step instructions for preparing and teaching your lesson
  • Group and individual activities
  • Presentation (average of 25 slides)
  • Quizzes and answer keys

Lesson Plan Library

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 Earning Income


 Income Essentials IAMTWork or College? IAMTHow to Save on Tuition IAMT


Acing the Job Interview IAMTLet's Talk Taxes IAMTCommon Money Beliefs IAMT


Earn Money Online IAMTWorking From Home - It's A Money Thing Lesson iconWriting a Business Plan IAMT


Navigating Income Loss - It's A Money Thing Lesson icon



 Know Your Checking Account IAMTBest Practices for Every Budget IAMTBuilding a Budget IAMT


Good vs Bad Spending IAMTLiving on Your Own IAMTIncome Essentials IAMT


Save Money on Groceries IAMTPaying for Pets - It's a Money Thing Lesson #43



 Understanding Inflation IAMTPay Yourself First IAMTEmergency Fund Boot Camp IAMT


Responding to financial emergencies It's A Money Thing ImageAvoiding Lifestyle Creep - IAMT IAMT - Saving with New Skills



 Credit Score Breakdown IAMTBoosting Your Credit Score IAMTComparing Cards IAMT


Using Your Credit Card IAMT



Loan Basics IAMTStudent Loans IAMTLeasing vs Buying a New Car IAMT


Predatory Lending IAMTOwning Vs. Renting a Home IAMTDemystifying Mortgages IAMT


Strategies for Debt Repayment IAMT




 Saving for Retirement IAMTUnderstanding Compound Interest IAMTInvestment Vehicles IAMT


The Rule of 72 IAMTStock Market Trends IAMTGuaranteed Deposits


Decoding Cryptocurrency IAMT


 Managing Risk


Foiling Identity Theft IAMTHow to Spot Scams IAMTIntro to Insurance IAMT


Organizing Your Finances IAMT 


 Credit Union Advantage

Choosing Your Financial Institution IAMTGrowing Your Money Locally IAMTCredit Union Myths IAMT


Co-operative Principles IAMT 


 It's A Money Thing Junior


Saving Money - IAMT JuniorBorrowing Money | It's A Money Thing Junior image 


Spending Money - IAMT Junior