Adulting — Lesson 403

Your first big Purchase

Students do in-class research on big ticket items to get familiar with the resources available to them to make purchase decisions.

What Students Learn

  • How to budget and research the purchase
  • The importance of shopping for financing
  • How to negotiate
  • When to realize you can't afford it

Suggested Time

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

Lessons in Adulting

Episode 403

Your first big Purchase

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