Budgeting & Saving
Unit 7: Budgeting and Saving for Real Life, Career Exploration Part 2
Will you be able to afford the lifestyle you want?
After high school, students can expect to pay for housing, transportation, clothes, etc., but how much will their future cost? In order to adequately prepare for the future, students should explore the cost of their future.
Housing (apartment, condo, town home, house)
Utilities (mobile phone, internet, cable, electricity, etc.)
Food (dining out, eating in, cooking)
Transportation (bus, car, train, bicycle, etc.)
Clothing (budgeting, types, shirts, pants, bags, shoes, belts)
Health Care (health insurance, doctors, dentists, eye doctors, etc.)
Entertainment (cost of activities for entertainment)
Insurance (car, life, health)
Hygiene (grooming, hair care products, cologne or perfume, deodorant, toothpaste)
Travel (leisure travel, vacations)
Savings (for future and emergency expenses, 5%, 10%)
Gadgets (devices, PCs, tablets)