A Lesson in Living Within Your Means

In this four-week activity, students imagine their future selves as young professionals by considering a variety of entry-level accounting positions and the cities they’d like to live in. They’ll start by brainstorming their ideal roles and narrowing down their options until they “accept a job offer.” Once their new job is locked in, they’ll begin planning out every major facet of their new lives—and how to afford them—based on their salaries and cost of living.

The downloadable activity includes student instructions with a budget worksheet and a teacher guide.

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