Bulletin Board: Green Week

Hello.  We’re celebrating in green with money, honey.  Yes, we’ll be talking money all week. 

1.  Learn how to handle money:  Budget


Golden Nugget  Spend less than you earn.”


“A budget that is not used is a waste of time and effort. The most common reason a budget is discarded is that it is too complicated. A simple, yet effective, budgeting system is one that uses either envelopes or individual account pages.  Keep it Simple.”  Quote from Crown Financial  


Crown Financial  http://www.crown.org/  This is the best resource. 




Envelope budget system: http://www.crown.org/pamphlets/pdfs/ESI01.pdf


Budget Form:  http://www.crown.org/pamphlets/pdfs/BudgetAnalysisForm.pdf



Teach children how to budget:  80/20  Rule: Save 10%, Give 10%, live on 80%


BULLETIN BOARD:  Cover an entire board to create one giant dollar bill. Then, add whatever suits your curriculum.


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