Day 5 (PF)

GOAL: Before you leave today you will learn about finding a job.

  1. Get the Lesson 2 Handout
  2. Read it–on your own
  3. In the Word Online file for this class, please answer the 3 questions on page 32 as your writing for today and share it with me again.
  4. Get into the Virtual Business Personal Finance game on your desktop
  5. Click on LESSONS & Open the Lesson 2 Finding A Job handout OR use the printed copy
    1. Read YOUR GOAL, YOUR SITUATION, and GOOD NEWS at the top
    2. PART A:
      1. #1–be sure you review these parts of the tutorial so you know what to do
      2. #2–Do it as instructed to start the sim
      3. #3–Do it as instructed. There really are 8. Be diligent!
      4. #4–Do it as instructed. Answer the question either on the printed handout or in your Word Online file for this class.
      5. #5–Do it as instructed
      6. #6–Do it as instructed. Worksheet 2 is on the next page.
        1. Gross pay is what you make BEFORE taxes and other deductions are taken out of your paycheck
        2. Net pay is your TAKE HOME PAY. It is the amount of your paycheck.
        3. To find “Deductions as a % of gross:
          1. GROSS PAY – NET PAY = TAXES/DEDUCTIONS
          2. TAXES/DEDUCTIONS / GROSS PAY * 100 = DEDUCTIONS AS A % OF GROSS
      7. #7–Do as instructed
    3. PART B:
      1. #8–Do as instructed & answer the questions using your Word Online file for this class.
    4. Answer the questions in the Word Online file shared with me as you go (or you can print it and write the answers on the printout)

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