Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 4 Standard 5
General Financial Literacy
Strand 4 Standard 4.1:
1 class periods of 90 minutes each
It is very important that you know about budgeting and have discussed it before you get married. Money is a subject many couples avoid discussing, especially if they are having financial problems. It is important to remember that a budget must be flexible in order to work. A budget that is not flexible causes many problems. The budget is a good starting point from which a couple can manage their money.
Checkbooks, student groups of four
Knowledge on budgeting.
It helps if students have knowledge of banking, writing skills, and also careers.
1. Students will be plan and rationalize a one-month budget. 2. Students will use problem-solving skills to adjust their budget for unplanned expenses. 3. Students will use knowledge of writing checks to pay mock bills.