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Budget Planning Exercises for Students
Each major concept in the book is covered in these exercises to create your budget from scratch or modify an existing one. This section is about the course project for students whereby the will developing a budget, paying down debt and saving for the future. Each student will simulate by participating in real-life siutations to build each element of the budget plan.  For a more detailed approach please review the budget planning instructional videos.

         Course Project - Planning and Maintaining a Budget for Students      

         Task 1, The Paycheck, Government Taxes and Pretax Deductions                          Task 2, General Expenses in the Budget 

         Exercise 1, Leasing an Apartment                                                                               Exercise 2,  Child Care

         Exercise 3, Purchase or Lease a Vehicle                                                                      Exercise 4, Vehicle Maintenance        

         Exercise 5, Budgeting for Gasoline                                                                              Exercise 6, Auto Insurance 


         Exercise 7, The Grocery Bill                                                                                          Exercise 8, Flexible Spending Account (FSA)   


         Exercise 9, Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)                                                  Exercise 10, Credit Card Debt Management

         Exercise 11, Cell Phone Bill                                                                                            Exercise 12, Cable, Satellite and Internet Bills 

         Exercise 13, Electric, Gas Bills                                                                                       Exercise 14, Gifts Expense Tracker 

         Exercise 15, Optional Expense Items                                                                            Exercise 16 Term Life Insurance 

         Exercise 17, Supplental Expense Account Items                                                          Exercise 18, Leftovers, Monthly Spending Money

         Exercise 19, Filling out Supplemental the Spreadsheet                                              Exercise 20, The Budget after Three Years

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