Unit 1 : Being Financially Responsible
What should you think about before making a purchase? Learn to analyze your spending choices and the factors that affect your spending, so you can think before you spend.
Imagining Your Financial Future
What are your goals for the future? Learn about setting goals and financial success strategies to help you reach those goals.
Setting SMART Goals
How can you increase your chances of reaching your financial goals? Learn the value of creating goals that are SMART: specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time bound.
Money habits include the ways you spend, save, and talk about money. Learn the differences between good and bad money habits and how to form good money habits.
Budgeting for Success
Is one way of budgeting better than another? Discover Learn about different approaches to budgeting and how technology can make budgeting easier.
Supplemental Resource Links
Find out how to set goals, determine milestones, and develop good money habits.
Use this app, StickK (and similar apps and websites), to set goals, track progress, and get support.
Visit this YouTube channel where individuals share about their careless spending and impulse purchases.
In this interactive, you will learn about setting SMART savings goals. Check out the worksheet and handout with 10 "Rules for Saving."
Try this quiz! After answering 12 questions, you will find out if you are a pathfinder, trooper, nomad, or tenderfoot and learn about financial identities.
Download this board game where your challenge will be to live on a “20 Bean Salary.”
After entering income and expenses, use this calculator to determine whether a budget is balanced.
With this online game, you will serve as the choreographer and financial manager for Angel Alvarez, a competitive dancer trying to dance and save her way to Los Angeles.