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GrowNOW is a program provided by the State Treasurer's office for small business owners. Small businesses that can commit to creating or retaining jobs in Ohio can receive a two-year, 3% interest rate reduction on new or existing loans.

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Budget Game

Living on a Twenty Square Salary.

Budget Game: Living on a Twenty Square Salary is an interactive presentation on budgeting provided by the Ohio Treasurer’s office.

Using a 20 square income, players make choices between various options within spending categories that mimic budgeting in adulthood. There are required spending categories, such as Housing & Utilities, Food, and Clothing, and optional spending categories, such as Communications, Entertainment, and Personal Care.

The exercise also offers budgeting tips, national spending category averages, and discussion ideas.

Connections to Ohio Model Curriculum
  • Grade Three: Content Statement (Economics) #16, #19, #20
  • Grade Four: Content Statement (Economics) #22, #24
  • Grade Five: Content Statement (Economics) #13, #14
  • Grade Six: Content Statement (Economics) #16
  • Grade Seven: Content Statement (Economics) #19
  • Grade Eight: Content Statement (Economics) #22
  • High School – Financial Literacy: Content Statements #1, #2, #6, #7

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