Teachers, How Money Savvy Are You? Take Our Quiz!


Managing personal finances is an essential skill for anyone, especially for teachers who often work with tight budgets. How financially savvy are you when it comes to managing your own money? Take our quiz to find out your financial IQ!

Question 1: What is the recommended percentage of your monthly income that should go towards savings?

1. A) 5%

2. B) 10%

3. C) 15%

3. D) 20%

Question 2: What is the difference between a checking account and a savings account?

1. A) Different banking institutions

2. B) Interest rates

3. C) Withdrawal limits

4. D) All of the above

Question 3: What is the primary purpose of having an emergency fund?

1. A) To save for vacation

2. B) To cover unexpected expenses

3. C) To save for retirement

4. D) To invest in stocks

Question 4: Which of these best describes compound interest?

1. A) Earning interest on the principal amount

2. B) Earning interest on the principal amount and previously earned interest

3. C) Earning interest only on previously earned interest

4. D) None of the above

Question 5: What is a credit score typically used for?

1. A) Determining eligibility for loans and credit cards

2. B) Calculating net worth

3. C) Comparing salary with peers

4. D) Keeping track of account balances


1. B)

2. D)

3. B)

4. B)

5. A)


How did you do? If you scored high, congratulations on being money-savvy! Continue honing your financial skills to ensure a secure future. If you didn’t meet your expectations, don’t worry – it’s never too late to learn and improve your financial knowledge. Remember, as teachers, we not only manage our own finances but also educate students about important life lessons, and financial literacy is surely one of them.

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