Unit 6 Managing My Money

Overview:

The purpose of this unit is to equip learners with basic money management skills. More specifically, it offers some money management basics that will assist learners in creating and balancing a budget. Activities such as tracking daily expenses, filling out a bank account application and writing a cheque are meant to help learners feel more at ease when dealing with their finances. This unit provides many opportunities to work on numeracy skills. (Note: Because of the personal nature of budgeting and finances, some learners may prefer to work with fictional figures.)

The Unit at a Glance:

  • Consider his/her values about money.
  • Develop personal financial goals.
  • Think about ways to track expenses.
  • Develop a budget.
  • Explore how it works when they visit a bank.
  • Practice writing a cheque and balancing a chequebook.

PDF of Student Workbook: Managing My Money

E-learning video-support sections of this unit: