The first thing you’ll want to do is try to figure out how much you really have. If you own the textbook “Personal Finance: Skills for Life” by Vickie Bajtelsmit, recommended instructions can be found in Chapter 2. If you don’t own that textbook, however, you can read what the University of Wisconsin-Extension has to say about the matter by clicking here. Or click here for the AFSA Education Foundation’s personal balance sheet.
For additional incentive, click here for Jump$tart.org’s “reality check.”
For a 16-minute PowerPoint video presentation from professors at California State University, Northridge about the financial planning process, click here.
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