An investment game that teaches risk versus return.
What is the Risk? Game
Today in Personal Finance we are playing What is the Risk?
In finance, risk versus return is the idea that the amount of potential return is proportional to the amount of risk taken in a financial investment.
Make Your Pick
Winner & Looser! You earned +5 points, BUT you also lost -4 points because you picked 3 different numbers for the spinner to land on.
Spin the Wheel
You decide how much your going to risk for ten rounds. The player will begin with 20 points. Each round will cost the player 1 point regardless of the number of guesses they make. Try to predict correctly what number the spinner will stop on.
Before the round begins, the user must pick how many guesses they will use. The more a guesses a player selects, the few the points they will receive for the correct guess. If the user does not guess the correct number, they will lose points for the round.
The player will learn that a low-risk investment will guarantee that you will maintain your capital. The player will have to determine whether they are a high-risk investor who will risk their investment for a more substantial payoff.