CTE Task: Saving and Investing


In this task, students will play an online investing game to learn about the ins and outs of investing long term.


  • Career Cluster: Finance  
  • Program of Study: Accounting, Banking & Finance  
  • Course name(s): Financial Planning  
  • Main topic: Investing and Saving​ 


Financial Planning, Standard 3: Compare and contrast strategies of saving and investing, with saving being an important initial step that contributes to building the capital required for investment. Draw conclusions about the saving rate over time for U.S. households and the flow of funds into mutual funds and other popular investment vehicles, citing evidence from research. Investigate key trends in U.S. saving compared to spending as a percentage of disposable income and develop an argument to present to potential clients highlighting the importance of saving.