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Alexa has finished her culinary training program and is now working full-time as a chef in a hotel resort restaurant. She has tripled her salary from when she was working part-time to pay her expenses through school. How can this increased income affect her financial decisions? Make comparisons with her previous budget and her current budget.
Alexa is earning quite a bit more money than she was previously. This would be a good time for her to re-evaluate her budget. Part of the extra money she is making could be put in her savings account.
Alejandro lives in a small apartment, within walking distance to school. He takes the bus to work where he makes $10 per hour after taxes and works 30 hours per week. He wants to save money to buy a $6000 car within the next 2 years. How could a monthly budget be created to help Alejandro meet his financial goals? Select the best option.
Antonio is ready to move out of his parent's house and live on his own. He found a great apartment that has all utilities included. His job as an assistant plumber requires him to have a car, but his hours are flexible enough to give him time on the weekends to have fun with his friends. What is the best way Antonio's budget can be modified to help him save enough for the $200 down payment and make the $500 monthly rental payment?
Antonio could reduce his monthly entertainment expenses by $75 and his food expenses by $50 to pay the monthly rent. He could take $200 out of savings once for the deposit.
Maddox wants to go back to college full-time. His current employer has agreed to reduce his hours from 40 hours to 25 hours while retaining his current rate of pay. Maddox has lived in his own apartment for 1 year and really likes his independence. How can he modify his budget so he can still live on his own while going to school?
Modified Budget A
Predict how much money can be saved without having a negative actual net income.
$170 can be saved resulting in an actual net income of $0.
Select the budget that would most quickly achieve the financial goal of saving $6000 for college tuition.
Analyze the following budget, with an income of $750, to determine how much can be spent on food for the month.
No more than $60 can be spent on food.
What is the actual net income for the month? What, if any, changes could have been made to the actual amounts this month to keep the actual net income at a positive value?
Both a and c
Calculate the income needed based on the following budgeted expenses.
The income would need to be at least $1000.
Sofia still lives at home, but helps with the rent paying $200 per month. She has a job that pays about $700 per month after taxes. She has to pay for her own personal items such as clothing and toiletries spending about $120 per month. Going out with friends is important to her, but she also wants to save money to buy her own car. Select the budget that would best help meet her goals.
Peggy needs to pay car insurance 2 times every year. She has divided the payment by 6 and saves that amount each month. Which account below is the best account in which to save this money?
A checking account, or a savings account for other expenses (predictable), and emergencies.
Rogério, a graphic artist, after paying all the expenses in his monthly budget, has a monthly net cash flow of $248. He has decided to add monthly savings to his budget in order to cover his health insurance co-pays and other expenses that come at odd times as listed below:
$83.75 future expenses; $164.25 emergency fund