Today I learned about managing your money. The amount can depend on what you earn from chores at home or at a job. Make sure you keep an eye on your budget so that you don’t end up bankrupt from spending all that money. If somebody lost their job or gets sick, he or she won’t be able to pay their bills. So when it comes to finding an apartment, pick each of these choices such as a how many bedrooms because some are made for 2 or a bed made for one or a studio without a bedroom. Remember to save your money wisely before you spend too much.
We took a trip to Walmart to learn how to take care of yourself when you live on your own.
When working with a budget it will save money in the long run. It is important to look for sales and discounts. When you go shopping don’t always get name brand items because it can be expensive.
So look for the store brand instead for one it can be cheaper and two it could be just as good or better.
This week we learned how to read a paycheck and how to budget. I was surprised at how many other expenses you will have when you move out on your own like dish soap, vacuum cleaner bags, and cable. But if you stick to a budget you will be able to pay your bills and save money!
This week we learned how to budget our money. We viewed a list of expenses in a template which helps us make a plan about spending money correctly.
I like to save money. I would like to save money for a vacation, retirement, books, clothing, and a gym membership. We are learning how to read a paycheck and know what taxes are and the difference between gross and net pay. Having a personal budget will help me save money and do the things I want!
In this chaotic economy cash is hard to come by and that is why we go out and get jobs. The jobs we choose will only get us so far, so it is up to us to properly save and budget our money. Here are some steps to help with that:
These posts are written by the students of the Employment Workshop Series.