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On Your Own
High school students are exposed to the financial responsibilities associated with living on their own post-graduation, from high school or college. This lesson scrutinizes the importance of affiliation with a trusted financial institution and the services they provide. Students take a deeper dive into credit and debt, cost of post-secondary education, student loans, impact of career decisions, and retirement.
PA Career Education and Work Standards:
- Career retention and advancement 13.3.11.D: Develop a personal budget based on career choice and career retention and advancement
- 13.3.11.G: Evaluate the impact of lifelong learning on career retention and advancement
PA Career Education and Work Standards
- 13.3.5.D Explain budgeting
- 13.3.11: Developing a personal budget based on career choice