Warm Up: What should I know about you? Tell me about yourself.
Joaquin from SCCC will be in class to register students for concurrent enrollment.
Warm up: What job is most interesting to you and why? Take a guess at the yearly salary for that job.
Jess Adams-our College Counselor-will be in to do a career survey with us. By the end of class you will choose a job, know the salary and begin your 25 year old financial life. The rest of the class will be built on this career!
Write in your journal:
Use this link for instructions on how to access the career survey.
August 30th-No class
Warm Up: If Eric makes $10 an hour and works 45 hours this week how much will his paycheck be written for?
Eric Malone from The Payroll Department will be our guest speaker.
Policy Basics: Where Do Our Federal Tax Dollars Go?
Summarize where federal taxes go in your journal.
Warm up: You have won the lottery and have enough money to cover your expenses for the rest of your life. Will you continue to work in the job of your choice? Why or Why not?
Comparison activity utilizing the Cost of Living Calculator.
Use the salary for the career you have chosen and pick two cities of your choice (Denver or Grand Junction are options for Colorado) and compare a minimum of (10) things.
What are you taking away from this exercise? Are you surprised by the differences in cost of living between the two cities you chose?
Check out the daily work and warm ups if you miss class and please make up the work! I want you all to succeed. I will accept late work for two weeks after it is due. Check in with me if something comes up!