The first steps in finance – textbook

First steps in finance is a textbook on basic aspects of personal finance by Gunnar Baldvinsson. The book discusses the fundamentals of personal finances and is intended for young people who are taking their first steps towards becoming financially independent.

Teachers can request copies of the book for their students, free of charge.

Previous two years, almost 2/3 of the Primary schools in Iceland have received free copies of the book for their students. The book was recently translated to English language and has been introduced to teachers from many European countries.

Below are tasks related to the book‘s topic and many teachers use them alongside with the teaching of the book.

Request for books: fjarmalavit@fjarmalavit.is

Support materials for teachers:

  1. Directions
  2. Slides for teaching
  3. Slides with questions and tasks
  4. Answers to questions

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