Ch 76: AEPA: Money, Banking & Financial Markets

About This Chapter

The NES Middle Grades Social Science exam has replaced the AEPA Middle Grades Social Science test in the state of Arizona. Review this chapter to improve your understanding of financial assets, the fractional reserve system and money as you prepare for this certification exam.

AEPA: Money, Banking & Financial Markets - Chapter Summary

As part of a study guide course for the NES Middle Grades Social Science this chapter will help you prepare for questions about financial markets, bank operations and the properties of money. Watch a series of short, engaging and mobile device friendly lesson videos taught by expert instructors who explain the:

  • Basic financial assets of money, stocks and bonds
  • Time value of money
  • Measures of money supply
  • Functions of money
  • Differences between required reserves and excess reserves
  • Multiplier effect and the supply of money
  • Relationship between interests rates and money demand
  • Money market

Test your understanding of these topics with the quizzes that accompany these lessons. Then use the results from these assessments to determine what information you haven't mastered. After you've completed these lessons and quizzes. be sure test your overall mastery of the chapter with the chapter exam.

AEPA: Money, Banking & Financial Markets Chapter Objectives

The objective of the NES Middle Grades Social Science exam is to measure future middle grades social science educators' mastery over the social sciences as part of the certification process. This exam uses 150 multiple-choice questions administered in a three-hour testing session. When studying for these questions, be prepared for 12% of them to ask you about economics topics, including some on personal finance, credit and investments. This chapter can improve your understanding of financial assets, the fractional reserve system and properties of money prior to test day.

10 Lessons in Chapter 76: AEPA: Money, Banking & Financial Markets
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Types of Financial Assets: Money, Stocks & Bonds

1. Types of Financial Assets: Money, Stocks & Bonds

For an economy to operate effectively, consumers and businesses need a common medium of exchange and mechanisms to encourage some people to save, others to borrow and others to invest. In any modern economy, these needs are met with money, stocks and bonds.

Present and Future Value: Calculating the Time Value of Money

2. Present and Future Value: Calculating the Time Value of Money

A central concept in business and finance is the time value of money. We will use easy to follow examples and calculate the present and future value of both sums of money and annuities.

Measuring the Money Supply: Explanation and Examples

3. Measuring the Money Supply: Explanation and Examples

Discover how the Federal Reserve defines the money supply by exploring the components of the money stock. In this lesson, we also look at the money supply in terms of function and liquidity.

What is Money? - Definition and Types

4. What is Money? - Definition and Types

In this lesson, you'll learn what money is and its four basic functions. You'll also take a look at how it benefits society and explore the different types of money.

The Four Basic Functions of Money

5. The Four Basic Functions of Money

This lesson uses real-world examples to describe the four basic functions that money serves in an economy. These basic functions help to create the foundation of the money system.

Fractional Reserve System: Required and Excess Reserves

6. Fractional Reserve System: Required and Excess Reserves

This lesson provides an overview of basic banking concepts, illustrating how deposits turn into required reserves and excess reserves. It also covers how a bank accounts for these items on its balance sheet.

How Money Is Made: Understanding Bank Lending in the Economy

7. How Money Is Made: Understanding Bank Lending in the Economy

In this lesson, you'll learn how a single deposit in a local bank increases the money supply and filters through the economy with the help of the fractional reserve banking system.

Money and Multiplier Effect: Formula and Reserve Ratio

8. Money and Multiplier Effect: Formula and Reserve Ratio

In this lesson, explore the concept of the multiplier effect and the money multiplier. Then, learn the formula for calculating changes in the money supply.

Money Demand and Interest Rates: Economics of Demand

9. Money Demand and Interest Rates: Economics of Demand

Learn about the differences between money, wealth and income and explore the factors that determine the demand for money in an economy. Take a look at the demand curve for money as well.

The Money Market: Money Supply and Money Demand Curves

10. The Money Market: Money Supply and Money Demand Curves

This lesson explores an economic model describing the supply and demand for money in a nation, referred to as the money market. It also describes the central bank's role in controlling the money supply, which impacts interest rates and the greater economy.

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