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Money Management 101 (5/15/23 7 PM EST)


Description
Money management is a key component of independence, and we are here to help! Through games and interactive scenarios, you will get to practice balancing income and expenses, creating financial goals, budgeting for your needs and wants, and being an informed consumer. With optional activities to practice adding, subtracting, and counting money, this course will help every student build confidence in money management and financial decision-making.

This course will run from 5/15-6/18/23
Seminars will meet on Tuesday and Thursday from 7-8 PM EST

Instructor: Sara Brown, sbrown@pslstrive.org

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

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Content
  • This course is locked until... 100d
  • Course Homepage
  • Course Information TO BE UPDATED EACH COURSE
  • Let's start with what you know!
  • Seminar Information and Recordings
  • Weekly Seminars TO BE UPDATED EACH COURSE
  • Unit 1: Intro to Money Management
  • Unit 1 Introduction
  • What is Money Management?
  • Your Money Management Goals Discussion
  • Goods & Services
  • Needs & Wants
  • UNIT 2: Decision Making Strategies
  • Unit 2 Introduction
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Step 1: Identify the Goal or Problem
  • Step 2: Gather Information
  • Steps 3 & 4: List & Evaluate Alternatives
  • Steps 5 & 6: Select Course of Action & Evaluate Results
  • UNIT 3: Creating a Personal Budget
  • Unit 3 Introduction
  • Income & Expenses
  • Budgeting Practice
  • Savings and Long Term Budget Goal
  • Your Long Term Budget Goal And Plan
  • Long Term Budget
  • Optional Game: Peter Pig's Money Counter
  • This unit is locked until 12/27/21 200d
  • UNIT 4: Banking Services
  • Unit 4 Introduction
  • Choosing a Bank & Different Services
  • Opening an Account
  • Writing Checks & Balancing a Checking Account
  • ATMs & Debit Cards
  • Banking: In Person & Online
  • Practice Online Banking
  • Optional Activity: Visit A Bank
  • Optional: Practice and Improve Your Addition Skills
  • Optional: Practice and Improve Your Subtraction Skills
  • UNIT 5: Being an Informed Consumer
  • Unit 5 Introduction
  • Gathering Information
  • Buyer Beware
  • Building Credit
  • Let's See What You Learned!
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Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Let's start with what you know!, Unit 1 Introduction, What is Money Management?, Your Money Management Goals Discussion, Goods & Services, Needs & Wants, Unit 2 Introduction, Financial Decision Making, Step 1: Identify the Goal or Problem, Step 2: Gather Information, Steps 3 & 4: List & Evaluate Alternatives, Steps 5 & 6: Select Course of Action & Evaluate Results, Unit 3 Introduction, Income & Expenses, Budgeting Practice, Savings and Long Term Budget Goal, Your Long Term Budget Goal And Plan, Long Term Budget, Unit 4 Introduction, Choosing a Bank & Different Services, Opening an Account, Writing Checks & Balancing a Checking Account, ATMs & Debit Cards, Banking: In Person & Online, Unit 5 Introduction, Gathering Information, Buyer Beware, Building Credit, Let's See What You Learned!"
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever