Personal Finance Final Project
1. Go to http://www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm to find the career that you have an interest in
pursuing. Find out what the median salary, and the job outlook for the profession.
2. Take that salary and put together a budget.
a. List Housing expenses
b. List Transportation expenses
c. List Miscellaneous expenses
3. Now that you have your budget, go buy a car that will fit into your budget. www.edmunds.com
4. You are a college graduate, so you need your own insurance coverage. Tell me what insurances
you NEED, and where you will get them. Tell me if you need life insurance. Whether you need it
or not, determine the minimum amount of coverage you should get based on your salary in
What does this diagram represent. Fill in each circle and then tell me what the arrows represent and
which arrow needs to be eliminated. What is the significance of this diagram.