Pros and Cons of Credit Cards

Understanding Credit Cards: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

In this package, students will begin to understand various concepts behind credit cards. They will be given examples of how to deal with and build credit, as well as how to distinguish between debt traps and ways to use a credit card as a tool.

Stories for This Lesson

Here are your stories for this lesson. Click the title below and away you go!

TIP: Write down the key concepts from each piece to put the entire lesson together.

Treat Your First Credit Card With R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

Understanding Your Credit Made Simple

Credit Cards: Debt Traps or Useful Tools?

Quizzes for This Lesson

Here’s a fun way to test your knowledge. The best part? There’s no pressure because this isn’t graded.

Are You Credit Card Savvy?

Resources to Help Solidify the Lesson

You’ve digested the lesson’s key concepts and tested your knowledge. Now reinforcements have arrived. Here are some helpful resources from experts — the top five credit-repair companies and a case study on obtaining credit.

Case Study: You Decide – When is it Appropriate to Obtain Credit?

Resource: Credit Rebuilding Comparisons