To place an order, please call us at 800-356-8010, press 3, or email us at CCSOrders@cuna.coop.
MoneyTM gives youth a taste of the real world - complete with
occupation, salary, spouse, student loan debt, credit card debt, and medical
insurance payments. This product is offered in two formats: a two hour hands-on
simulation or a workshop designed for classroom delivery.
Mad City Money is approved
as a financial education resource for students by the Jump$tart Coalition Clearinghouse,
based on the National
Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education.
High school students
take on the role of an adult in futuristic Mad City. They're given jobs,
income, a family, and debt. The challenge? Visit merchants to select housing,
transportation, food, household necessities, clothing, day care, and other
wants and needs while building a budget. The credit union has an office in
Mad City Money allows participants to make mistakes - and
suffer the consequences of their decisions - in a realistic, but safe,
environment. Most participants are surprised to learn "I can't have a big
house and a new truck on my salary and still pay for day care and groceries.″
Once the shock wears off, they reevaluate choices and manage their money
Are you curious about how and why to host this
here to see how Great Lakes Credit Union made an impact in their community
with Mad City Money.
out the Mad
City Money Events store with everything from T-shirts to pens for hosting