# SS.912.FL.3.3

Compare the difference between the nominal interest rate which tells savers how the dollar value of their savings or investments will grow, and the real interest rate which tells savers how the purchasing power of their savings or investments will grow.

### Clarifications

Given the nominal interest rate and the rate of inflation over the course of one year, explain what will happen to the purchasing power of savings.
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Strand: Financial Literacy
Standard: Saving
Status: State Board Approved

## Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
2102800: Floridaâ€™s Preinternational Baccalaureate Comparative Economics With Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102335: Economics with Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102340: Economics with Financial Literacy for Credit Recovery (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102345: Economics with Financial Literacy Honors (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102372: Personal Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2102374: Personal Financial Literacy Honors (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
1200387: Mathematics for Data and Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2016 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
7921021: Access Personal Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2019 and beyond (current))

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Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.912.FL.3.In.c: Explain the difference between the nominal interest rate and the real interest rate.
SS.912.FL.3.Su.c: Discuss nominal and real interest rates.
SS.912.FL.3.Pa.c: Recognize nominal and real interest rates.

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