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Budget Basics

Dates: Not Currently Scheduled


Ages: 11-18

Cost: $27

In this class, we’ll use a variety of hands-on activities to help students set up a budget, and encourage them to stick with it. Students will choose a career, research the salary and income taxes, and keep track of weekly check book transactions.


  • Grocery Shopping Project – so they can better understand how to make wise choices at the supermarket, including using coupons
  • Personal Finance Project – students will choose a career and research real life costs of living, including taxes! An eye-opening project.

Weekly Topics Covered:

  • What is a budget
  • Keeping track of your cash
  • Charitable giving
  • Taxes
  • Emergency Fund
  • Writing a check
  • Checking accounts – fees and policies
  • Credit Cards: dangers and uses

Join me for this fun, and very practical, class.


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