Financial Basics — Lesson 116

Budgeting Basics

Students create an informational campaign pamphlet for other students in their school, to help them understand the importance of budgeting.

What Students Learn

  • The importance of having a budget
  • What you can learn from keeping track of your expenses
  • How to use a budget for personal or business situations

Suggested Time

  • Preview and Episode Viewing: 45 minutes
  • Activity 1: 30 minutes

Lessons in Financial Basics

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What Students Learn

  • Whether you need to calculate the tip, make change, or grow your savings, it’s all about the math in money.
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How to Achieve Your Financial Goals

What Students Learn

  • Learn how to track expenses, control spending, and invest what’s left over to reach your financial goal.
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Don’t Blow Your Dough

What Students Learn

  • Biz Kid$ beware! Put your money in a safe place and beware of scams, schemers, and identity theft.
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Budgeting Basics

What Students Learn

  • The first rule of money management: you can’t manage what you don’t know. Learn how to track expenses to build a better budget.
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Are You Financially Literate

What Students Learn

  • Get financially empowered by learning how to set goals, create a budget, save, and manage money.
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Where’s My Allowance?

What Students Learn

  • What can you do with your allowance? Spend, save, share!
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Take it to the Bank

What Students Learn

  • Learn the difference between banks, credit unions and other financial institutions, and which one is right for you.