Think B.I.G.

first_imgWhen I started preparing to present Think B.I.G. to the high school interns my biggest challenge was finding a way to make it interesting and relevant to them at this point in their lives. Learning how to budget, save, and set financial goals is not the most exciting topic to a 17 year old, but it is an important topic that needs to be discussed.I started by meeting with the interns individually to discuss the program, how it works and what my goal is. We went through a short PowerPoint presentation about the program and I followed up with four worksheets:A questionnaire about their current financial knowledge and responsibilities. This was to assess what they already knew about financial literacy, if they had any monthly expenses they were currently responsible for, and if they have already had discussions with their parents about budgeting, saving and setting goals.A paycheck budget worksheet for them to use to document their income and expenses.  This was to get them to see how they are spending their money and show them how to plan for expenses. continue reading » 4SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Wellington Police Notes: Thursday, March 26, 2015

first_imgWellington Police notes for Thursday, March 26, 2015•7:30 a.m. Injury accident in the 700 block E. U.S. 160, Wellington involving vehicles operated by juvenile male, 16, Wellington and Kyle D. Everhart, 77, Wellington.•7:30 a.m. Juvenile male, 16, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for inattentive driving and violation of basic speed law.•7:45 a.m. Non-Injury accident in the area of U.S. 160 and Jefferson, Wellington involving vehicles operated by Cody A. Myers, 21, Wellington and Elaina M. Sigg, 34, Wellington.•7:50 a.m. Cody A. Myers, 21, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for inattentive driving.•7:55 a.m. Non-Injury accident in the area of 15th & B, Wellington involving vehicles operated by Chase A. Biles, 26, Wellington and Gary W. Bull, 63, Wellington.•Kari L. Stark, 27, Wellington was served a summons to appear for battery.•Jeremy L. Harris, 40, Wellington was served a summons to appear for driving while license is suspended and driving under the influence.•2:52 p.m. Officers investigated theft of services and criminal damage to property by a known suspect in the 800 block N. Woodlawn, Wellington.•5:11 p.m. Officers took a report of a suicide threat in the 100 block W. 13th, Wellington.•7:53 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 700 block E. Lincoln, Wellington.•11:48 p.m. Alan D. Rowand Jr., 64, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for defective headlight.last_img read more

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