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Can You Afford to Retire

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How Much Will You Have When You Retire?

Lesson Objectives:

Students will become familiar with:

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Procedure:

  1. Discuss Discussion Questions one through four.
  2. Review all the definitions on Part One of the Viewer's Guide with your students.
  3. View the documentary.
  4. Go over the five questions in Part Two of the Viewer's Guide. (If you wish, divide the class into five groups, and have each group answer only one of the questions.)
  5. Give students the Student Handout: How Much Will You Have When You Retire?
  6. Divide students into groups of two or three to work on the charts in How Much Will You Have When You Retire?
  7. Conduct a large group discussion based on student responses to the questions at the end of How Much Will You Have When You Retire?
  8. Discuss the remaining Discussion Questions.

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