Discuss the fact that people may revise their budget based on unplanned expenses and changes in income.


Offer ways to balance a family’s budget given unplanned expenses such as health care costs, car repairs, or change in income.
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 8
Strand: Financial Literacy (Adopted in 2023)
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
2104060: M/J Introduction to Personal Financial Literacy (Specifically in versions: 2019 - 2022, 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond (current))

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SS.8.FL.2.AP.5a: Identify the purpose and components of a family budget.
SS.8.FL.2.AP.5b: Identify ways a family budget can be impacted by unplanned expenses

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