Real Life Costs How Much?

There are six major categories of expenses most people have once they have moved out on their own. Those categories are Automatic Withdrawals, Housing, Utilities, Food, and Student Loans. Click on each of the links below to explore each one of them further, as well as an activity to estimate a future amount would be.

In this activity, you will select at least three different jobs you want to have, and determine their starting salary. Once you have selected a job you will also select three different locations you want to live in and determine if the salary is sufficient to cover your expenses.

See the links below for more information about the different types of expenses.

Automatic Withdrawals

Housing

Utilities

Transportation

Food

Student Loans