Teen Personal Finance Mar 7- Apr 29
8-Week interactive course in finance skills for teens 11-16
- 240 US dollars$240
Students will learn the skills and processes of managing money and how to complete financial tasks in preparation for financial independence in adulthood. Each class will include a lesson and activity to complete. We will use classroom materials for these activities and imagination! No real personal information will be used. We will be practicing the skills by pretending to make purchases, payments, and complete classroom applications. Week 1- Opening an Account/Balancing a Checkbook -account package (checks, register, account info) *classroom printables -purpose of account -how to use a register (make deposit, discuss allowance, discuss fees & interest) Week 2- Writing Checks -update register -writing checks lesson -write first check Week 3- Finding a Job -update register -discuss job & pay -job ads (with gross & net income) -job applications -interview questions Week 4- How to Save -update register -You're Hired letters -add pay day to register -savings lesson -set up savings Week 5- Kick Start Your Credit -update register -apply for credit card -interest rates -credit scores & reports Week 6- Your First Bills/Loans -update register -pay credit card bill -discuss upcoming purchases -discuss loans Week 7- How to Budget -update register -50/20/30 Rule -budget activity Week 8- Buying a Car -update register -plan for car purchase -look through auto ads -purchase car (down payment) -purchase insurance Class 9- Finding an Apartment -update register -make first car payment -plan apartment purchase -look through apartment ads -purchase apartment (deposit) -pay moving costs -pay renters insurance Class 10- Buying Furniture -update register -pay first rent payment -discuss furniture -look through furniture ads -purchase furniture Class 11- Buying Groceries -update register -discuss food/meals -look through grocery ads -purchase groceries -grocery budget discussion Class 12- Fun on a Budget! -update register -discuss fun things to do (movies, bowling, skating, etc.) -purchase entertainment Class 13- Taxes/Insurance -update register -discuss taxes & insurance -pay taxes -discussion & questions Class 14- Emergencies -update register -discuss emergencies -pay for repair Class 15- Review & Questions -update register -discussion/questions -final review of register
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