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Budgeting 101 Online Course for Teachers and Students

Budgeting 101

Budgeting is the most basic and most important tool in anyone's financial toolbox. With this resource, students are given the hands-on opportunity to create budgets for fictional "Regan" during her sophomore year in nursing school, and, later, as a recent graduate with an apartment and a new car. Using either Microsoft® Excel or Google Docs, the students download our budgeting tool with space for their own budget, as well as the examples they created by establishing Regan's budget.

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Audience:   High School, Middle School, College
Language:   English
Subjects:   Personal Finance, Career and Technical Education
Resource Types:   Online Course
Concepts:   Spending, Budget/Money Management, Saving, Income