Real-World Budgeting & Finance: Purchasing a Pre-Owned Travel Trailer (RV)

Grade Levels
7th - 12th, Homeschool
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This real-life budgeting and finance activity on purchasing a pre-owned travel trailer is a great addition to any Personal Finance or business class. By the end of the lesson, students will have a better understanding as to the costs involved when purchasing a used RV.

What’s included?

· Glossary of terms (term, principal, payment, trade-in, etc.)

· Lesson on calculating the cost of a loan

· Reflection questions

Students will use an online calculator (website provided) to examine the cost of two RV's based on the term and interest rates at two separate banks. Students will also compare the monthly payments based on the different rates at each bank to determine which is the better purchase.

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Total Pages
8 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 hours
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