This is a finance project that allows students to do online research to see how much it costs for them to live a lifestyle they want when they graduate college. It allows middle school students to appreciate the value of a dollar. It is a culturally relevant project that inspires students to work hard in school to make enough money to support a comfortable lifestyle in their future career. This project takes roughly 5-7 hours including online research. It is ten pages long and includes a grading rubric.
Life's Little Expenses Project by Tuan-Anh Huynh is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License