Activity Idea: Personal Finance Ideas That Fit On an Index Card

This might be a good culminating activity for your personal finance class.

Here goes:

Your parents want advice on what they need to know about managing their money based on what you learned in this class.  The one constraint:  It needs to fit on one side of a 4X6 index card.

I can’t take credit for originality here. has an article about an upcoming book the Index Card (coming in 2016) is based on that all the personal finance advice you know can fit on an index card.  The card below comes courtesy of co-author and University of Chicago professor Harold Pollack, who created this card for his daughter: