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    PeterPig
    Peter Pig's Money Counter A coin counting game that develops a knowledge of US coins and math skills.
    FinancialFootball Financial Football Is your financial knowledge good enough for a super bowl?
    FinancialSoccer Financial Soccer See if your savvy enough to win the world cup.
    Countdown to Retirement Countdown to Retirement Save up or spend it all, see what kind of nest egg you end up with in retirement.





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    Games in the Classroom Games can be powerful teaching tools. It's long been understood that young children learn a lot through play, whether it's with blocks, picture books or even hide and seek. The learning doesn't stop as we get older. Teens and even adults can learn while playing games, and there is a wide range of games available to teach a variety of topics, including financial literacy.

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      Rich Dad has just developed a fun new game to learn about money and investing!! Learning doesn't just happen in a classroom or from a book. Inject some real fun into learning about money and investing. Play Rich Dad's new game: Ca$hflow Classic (Beta)! Sign up for free!
             

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    Interesting Facts 

    The average National Student Loan Debt is $33,000.

    Average Student indebtedness in the state of Wisconsin is $28,128.

    The Average Student indebtedness at UWL is $28,083.


    84% of college students have a credit card.  50% of them have 4 or more.


    Value of money converted to time:

    1 million seconds ago was 12 days ago.

    1 billion seconds ago was 32 years ago.

    1 trillion seconds ago was 32,000 years ago,  prehistory.


    To load a trillion dollars on a train: If we loaded box cars with $1 bills, each car 50 feet long, we could get $65 million in each car. It would take a train 240 miles long to haul the trillion dollars.


    $67,000,000,000 in student loans were in default in 2011.


     

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