It's a Money Thing

Get money smart, one topic at a time

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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!



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

Avoiding Lifestyle Creep - IAMT
Responding to financial emergencies It's A Money Thing Image
Navigating Income Loss - It's A Money Thing Lesson icon
Credit Union Myths IAMT
Paying for Pets - It's a Money Thing Lesson #43
IAMT Jr - Making Money Square1
Choosing Your Financial Institution IAMT
Credit Score Breakdown IAMT
Foiling Identity Theft IAMT
Boosting Your Credit Score IAMT
Best Practices for Every Budget IAMT
Understanding Compound Interest IAMT
Co-operative Principles IAMT
Comparing Cards IAMT
Emergency Fund Boot Camp IAMT
Leasing vs Buying a New Car IAMT
Living on Your Own IAMT
Common Money Beliefs IAMT
Loan Basics IAMT
Investment Vehicles IAMT
Know Your Checking Account IAMT
Predatory Lending IAMT
Understanding Inflation IAMT
Intro to Insurance IAMT
Save Money on Groceries IAMT
Demystifying Mortgages IAMT
Organizing Your Finances IAMT
The Rule of 72 IAMT
Earn Money Online IAMT
Good vs Bad Spending IAMT
Income Essentials IAMT
Student Loans IAMT
Stock Market Trends IAMT
Income Essentials IAMT
Saving for Retirement IAMT
Acing the Job Interview IAMT
How to Spot Scams IAMT
Let's Talk Taxes IAMT
Work or College? IAMT
Growing Your Money Locally IAMT
Using Your Credit Card IAMT
Pay Yourself First IAMT
Strategies for Debt Repayment IAMT
Owning Vs. Renting a Home IAMT
How to Save on Tuition IAMT
Building a Budget IAMT
Writing a Business Plan IAMT
Spending Money - IAMT Junior
Saving Money - IAMT Junior
Borrowing Money - IAMT Junior