Exercise 5

Track Your Money.

Print out this simple tracker to help kids record how much money they’ve spent, saved, and shared over the course of one month. After a month or two, use the tracker to plan for future goals.

Use this tracker to see how much money you spend, save and share over a month. Once you’ve done this for a month or two, use the tracker to plan for the next month. Then track to see how closely it matches your plan.

Income Allowance $
Work $
Gifts $
Other $
Total (Add all income) $
Expenses Toys and Games $
Food $
Presents $
Money shared with others $
Other $
Total (Add all expseses) $
Savings Total (Add all money you saved)
(income minus expenses)
$

1.  List two ways you could earn money next month:

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2. List two things you want to buy next month:

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3. List one short-term and one long-term item you are saving for:

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