Does the youth manage a budget, bank accounts and credit cards?
Living independently requires having enough money to cover expenses. A person must be aware of their available funds and able to set a budget that covers everything from rent and cellphone bills to groceries and nights out. It's also essential to have the proper accounts and know how to handle them.
Awareness: Understand basic money management concepts like budgeting, banking and saving.
Exploration: Identify strengths, preferences, interests and needs related to money management.
Preparation: Practice money management skills at home, school and in the community.
Implementation: Use money management skills as independently as possible at home, school and in the community.
Workplace readiness training