May 24, 2016

Students will present “My Financial Future”


  • 3 minutes minimum – 5 minutes maximum
  • Use (correct) of course vocabulary
  • Evidence of planning




May 16 – 17, 2016

Students complete NEFE Unit 2 – Budgeting  Pg. 15 – 25 as a classwork assignment.  All exercises and assignments should be completed.  This packet is available in the classroom.

May 6 – 11, 2016

Objective: Students learned the importance of having a financial plan and the five steps to creating a plan.  Students learned how to create SMART goals and started a log to track their expenses for one week.  They learned how to use a decision making process to assess financial options.  They identified ways to implement their plan and to monitor and make changes to their plan.

Using NEFE workbook pages 1 – 14 complete ALL exercises and Assignments in this unit.  You have 2 class periods to complete this assignment.




May 4 and 5, 2016

This is a Portfolio work day.  Students have the entire period to work on their final project.  When you have completed your budget ask for an unexpected event.  Read the event and decide how you will respond to it.  Write a description of the cost you will incur and how you will pay for them.  When you complete the unexpected event begin working on the evaluation found on the Final Project tab of the class website.


April 27 and 28, 2016

Students used the internet to estimate monthly costs of living expenses such as food, utilities, gasoline, auto maintenance, entertainment, and donations.

Click here to see recommended budget percentages.

On Monday, May 2 students will take the Chapter 8 Independent Living test.  The first part of the period we will review the Practice Test.  The second part of the period, students will take the test.

Click here for a copy of Chapter 8 Practice Test

You can use this formula sheet on the test Chapter 8 Formula Sheet

Class Work: Complete the buget items for living expenses in your budget portfolio.

Assignment: Complete the Chapter 8 Practice test.