Monday, December 29, 2008

The History of Credit Cards in the United States

The CBS News Sunday Morning show is one of my favorite weekend shows because of the variety of topics that are covered. Every episode covers stories from the world of news, entertainment, and the peculiar. Yesterday, the Fast Draw segment explained the history of credit cards in the United States. I've embedded the two minute video below.


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Applications for Education
This video provides a good introduction to teaching a lesson on personal economics. To find ideas for personal economics lesson plans try Biz Ed or the Buck Institute for Education.