Program Content & Format

The content of the program is flexible to work with YOUR organization.  There are six PowerPoints that correlate to the Money & ME Workbook.

  • One Day – 6 hours (lunch break not included in time)
  • Two days – 3 sessions
  • Three days – 2 sessions
  • Six days – 1 hour sessions
  • OR a combination!  Some organizations do a two hour “orientation” on a weekday evening followed by a four hour Saturday “workshop.”

SECTION 1:  REALITY CHECK

  • Income & Spending Worksheet
  • Savings
  • Needs or Wants
  • How much do you spend a year?

SECTION 2:  RESPONSIBILITY

  • Things to do
  • Plan Ahead
  • Saver or Spender
  • Health or Unhealthy Habits

SECTION 3:  SMART SHOPPING

  • Household Tips
  • Health tips
  • Cleaning Recipes
  • Meals for the Week
  • Feelings Affect Spending

SECTION 4:  BUDGET

  • Income & Bills Calendar
  • Monthly Budget
  • Cash Envelope System
  • Spending Record by Category

SECTION 5:  MONEY OWED PLAN

  • Payment Plan
  • Boundaries
  • Extra Money Plan

SECTION 6:  TAKE CONTROL

  • I Can Change!
  • Free or low cost Fun Activities
  • Other ways to be Successful

SECTION 7:  Words of Wisdom (Inspirational quotes or scripture depending upon version.)

SECTION 8:  INFORMATION

  • Resources
  • Follow up (to be done with a mentor if available)
  • Survey:  To be done at the end of the Workshop