Having them go online to find a car to buy and find an online program that they can compute sales tax, financial loan and monthly payment based on a 4-6 year finance

http://www.edmunds.com/calculators/


http://www.financialcalculator.org/car-loans/car-loan-calculator


4% interest (see
https://auto-loans.wellsfargo.com/car-loan-interest-rates.html)



-Having them fill out a budget worksheet based on needs, future savings and wants. They would assume that they were renting an apartment and there are programs that compute rent, utilities, water, etc.
Home budget analysis:
http://www.forefieldkt.com/vanguard_tools/dt_trns.aspx?xd=homebudget&cbdForceDomain=true


http://mappingyourfuture.org/money/budgetcalculator.htm

College Student Budget Calculator (java):
http://www.bankrate.com/calculators/smart-spending/college-student-budget-calculator.aspx

http://firstapartmentguide.com/rent-calculator (yes, big city)


http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=104701,00.html

http://www.calculatorweb.com/calculators/budgetcalc/

http://www.livingwage.geog.psu.edu/counties/06059

http://www.kiplinger.com/tools/housing.html

-Having them create a financial plan with long term and short term goals through like vanguard where it tells them how much they need to invest monthly to meet goals?

http://www.financialcalculator.org/investing/financial-goal-calculator


https://retirementplans.vanguard.com/VGApp/pe/pubeducation/calculators/ListOfCalculators.jsf

Carbon Footprint:
http://coolcalifornia.org/calculator
What do you think?
10 Steps to Financial Success.