Monday – How can I be financially responsible?
Tuesday – How should I write checks and balance my checkbook?
Wednesday – How do I build credit and avoid debt?
Thursday – Why is it important to create a budget and stick to it?
Friday – Why is it important to create a budget and stick to it?
SS8E5 The student will explain personal money management choices in terms of income, spending, credit, saving, and investing.
Game of Life
Students will randomly draw an occupation and corresponding salary (unemployed, hair dresser, Six Flags, policeman, doctor, etc.). Then, students will be presented with decisions to be made (eat out or eat at home) and will have to flip a coin to make the decision. Students will be required to keep track of what they have spent from their salary on a transaction register.