Upon completion of Finance class, students will continue to work on their personal finances with a focus on budgeting. In preparation for independent living, students will learn how to set up and follow a budget. They will review where their money comes from and what their expenses are. Students will continue to use skills they have learned in Finance class, such as online banking and how to use their money responsibly in the community. Students will learn to incorporate a paycheck and independent living bills (utilities, rent) into their budget in preparation for life after College Experience. Students will learn to break down and itemize how to use their income from their paycheck to prioritize bills and develop a savings plan. Students will also learn how their paycheck from employment effects their personal SSI payments for a better developed monthly budget/forecast.