Communications 1999

Assignment #6 – Money & You
Income and Expenses
Part 1

Due: Monday, March 15, 1999

  1. Write out your name. ________________________________________________________
  2. Write out the name of the adult you spoke with for this assignment.
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  4. Listed in the table below are the major categories used by the federal government to record individual and family expenses in the U.S. Imagine that you are now somewhere between 18 and 24 years old, and living on your own. How much do you think you’d spend in each category each year? Write the amounts in the spaces provided.

Food

 

Alcoholic beverages

 

Housing

 

Apparel and services

 

Transportation

 

Health care

 

Entertainment

 

Personal care products and services

 

Reading

 

Education

 

Tobacco products and smoking supplies

 

Miscellaneous

 

Cash contributions

 

Personal insurance and pensions