On Your Own: A Personal Budgeting Simulation / Edition 3

On Your Own: A Personal Budgeting Simulation / Edition 3

by Mary Queen Donnelly
     
 

ISBN-10: 0538448555

ISBN-13: 9780538448550

Pub. Date: 01/02/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This activity-based simulation depicts a recent high school graduate finding out what it means to be on their own financially. The simulation allows students to experience the process of opening a checking account, renting an apartment, applying for credit, looking for a job, buying a car, shopping online, banking electronically, paying taxes, and more. Students…  See more details below

Overview


This activity-based simulation depicts a recent high school graduate finding out what it means to be on their own financially. The simulation allows students to experience the process of opening a checking account, renting an apartment, applying for credit, looking for a job, buying a car, shopping online, banking electronically, paying taxes, and more. Students complete parallel activities for themselves as they work through the simulation, completing budgets and creating filing systems for personal financial information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538448550
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/02/2009
Series:
Financial Literacy Promotion Project Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 12.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


1. Setting up a File. 2. Opening a Checking Account. 3. Setting up a Budget. 4. Opening a Savings Account and Comparing Bank Services. 5. Applying for Credit. 6. Preparing Income Tax Records and Beginning a Job Search. 7. Looking for Housing. 8. Looking at Insurance: Health and Life. 9. Looking at Insurance: Auto and Home. 10. Looking at Transportation Options. 11. Checking Out the Rights and Responsibilities of the Consumer. 12. Investment Basics.

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