Financial Literacy: Money Talks – Planning and Staying in Control = Budgeting To Get What You Want

Ever wondered how you can get that cool gadget, go on that dream trip, or save up for something super special? Well, the secret’s out and it’s called BUDGETING! Join us for an electrifying presentation where we’ll unlock the power of smart money management.

1. Budgeting: Your Magic Map to Success
Think of budgeting as your personal magic map. It shows you where your money is, where it needs to go, and how it can take you to your dreams. We’ll start by understanding what budgeting is and why it’s the superhero in the world of money.

2. Money In, Money Out: Tracking Your Treasure
Let’s dive into the basics of income (money in) and expenses (money out). You’ll learn how to track your cash like a detective, understand where it’s going, and find sneaky ways you can save more of it.

3. Goals: Setting Your Sights on the Prize
Setting goals is like choosing the destinations on your magic map. Whether it’s a new video game, a bike, or saving for college, we’ll talk about setting smart, achievable goals and how budgeting helps you reach them faster.

4. Creating Your Budget: Your Personalized Plan
Now, the exciting part – creating your own budget! We’ll guide you through building a simple, personalized budget step-by-step. You’ll learn how to allocate your money, make adjustments, and stay on track.

5. Staying in Control: Avoiding Money Traps
Budgeting also means staying in control and avoiding money traps like impulse buying or unnecessary expenses. We’ll share some cool tips and tricks on how to resist temptations and make smart spending decisions.

6. Fun with Budgeting: Games and Apps
Who says budgeting can’t be fun? We’ll introduce you to some awesome games and apps that make budgeting easy and enjoyable. You’ll see how managing money can actually be a cool and exciting adventure.

Gear up for an interactive, fun-filled session that will turn you into a budgeting superstar. By the end of our time together, you’ll be ready to plan, control, and use your money to make your dreams come true.

The event is only possible because of the generous support of the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council.

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Jul 12 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM




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