Personal Financial Literacy
What are you going to do when you grow up?
What do you see yourself doing 10 years from now?
- What Do You Like To Do?
- What Are You Good At?
- Does this career let me follow my passion?
- Can I be successful in this career?
- Am I more introverted or extroverted?
- Am I ready to fight for it?
- How Much Money Do You Want To Make?
- Am I choosing this career to please somebody else?
Your future starts now
You’re in middle school now. What you do over the next few years will have an impact on the rest of your life. Now is the time to start thinking about life beyond middle school.
Let´s do Math: What would you be willing to do for a million dollars?
How much money will you earn in your lifetime?
1 day = 8 working hours
1 week = 5 days
1 year = 52 weeks
1 lifetime = 35 years (the average number of years a person “works” in a lifetime)
|no High School Diploma||$7.25|
*(minimum wage in Texas )
7.25 x 8 x 5 x 52 x 35 = ?
30 x 8 x 5 x 52 x 35 = ?
60 x 8 x 5 x 52 x 35 = ?
100 x 8 x 5 x 52 x 35 = ?
The Secret to Becoming a Millionaire: Money Math Lessons for Life
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