Life Skills

Budgeting Bootcamp: Strategies for Money Management

In this 4-day bootcamp course, students will use the interactive platform Nearpod to create a budget using various strategies and specifically for home, transportation, and food.
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55 minutes

per class

4x per week

over 1 week


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Students will be able to:
Week 1: Intro to Budgeting
-Differentiate between income and expenses
-Classify expenses into needs or wants
-Think critically about how daily choices impact their budget now and in the future
Week 2: Budgeting Strategies
-Define wealth and differentiate it from “having lots of fancy stuff”
-Understand the  importance of creating a budget and paying themselves first
-Describe the key aspects of three popular budgeting strategies - 50/30/20, Zero-based, and Cash Envelope
Week 3: Complete a Budget
-Differentiate between gross and net pay
-Create a budget
-Research and choose appropriate budgeting apps
Week 4: Budgeting in the Gig Economy
-Define the gig economy and freelancing
-Understand the financial implications of working in the gig economy
-Acknowledge the importance of saving if you work a gig job
I am from the United States and have been teaching various business, marketing, and finance courses for 13 years. I have taught both at the high school and collegiate level. I teach both in person and online but online is my favorite! I have a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and Business Information Technology Education, a Masters in Business Administration and a PhD in Online Education. 
I am very excited to work with all of you through Outschool!
Exit ticket at the end of the lesson.
3 hours 40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Brooke Martinez
Lives in the United States
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34 total reviews
117 completed classes

About Me

Hi! I'm Dr. Brooke. I'm from Utah (United States). I teach business classes both face to face and online. I've been teaching Financial Literacy, Marketing, and Business Classes for 13 years. I have a Bachelors degree in Marketing and Business... 
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