Financial Literacy Simulation

Pop-Up Lessons Integrated into the Game

Blue: Bank of America BMH lessons

Month 1

  • How to save money every day
  • Your Debit and Credit Cards
  • Needs vs Wants
  • Building Your Emergency Fund

Month 2

  • Budgeting and estimating expected expenses
  • More About Credit Cards
  • Options for people who don’t like to budget

Month 3

  • Managing Your Bills
  • Preparing For Spending Shocks
  • Credit vs. debit: What’s the difference?

Month 4

  • Understanding Your Paycheck
  • Writing A Check
  • 8 checking account features everyone should know

Month 5

  • Net Worth
  • Credit Reports
  • 10 questions to ask about your checking account
  • 8 common bank fees—and how to avoid them

Month 6

  • Net Worth
  • Savings accounts and CDs (certificates of deposit): Which should I choose?
  • 8 simple ways to save money
  • Comparison Shopping

Month 7

  • Types of Insurance
  • 10 online and mobile security tips
  • Pay down debt or save? 5 questions to help you decide
  • Emergency cash: What are your options?

Month 8

  • Opportunity Cost
  • Debunking the myths: 7 facts about credit cards
  • Tips for planning an affordable vacation

Month 9

  • Financial Institutions
  • How to build credit from scratch
  • Building credit and keeping yours healthy

Month 10

  • What is a credit score and how is it calculated?
  • Your Savings and Inflation

Month 11

  • Investing In Stocks
  • Investing In Mutual Funds
  • 4 strategies to pay off credit card debt faster

Month 12

  • Investing In Bonds
  • Mortgages: Facts and Fiction

Month 13

  • What is APR?
  • How many credit cards should you have?
  • 4 strategies to pay off credit card debt faster

Month 14

  • What is a balance transfer and how does it work?
  • New job? Make the most of your employee benefits

Month 15

  • Comparing the cost of new and used cars

Month 16

  • 5 ways to pay off your student loans faster
  • Buying a home within your comfort zone
  • Shopping for a car? 3 questions that need answers

Month 17

  • 9 questions to ask mortgage lenders
  • Buying a home within your comfort zone

Month 18

  • This way to a home of your own
  • Documents you need to do your taxes