Working with a budget

AlexNow that you have an idea of how to work with your own budget, try putting together a budget for something you really want — like, a party! Let’s say you’ve saved $50 for a party.

Use the list below to think about the items you’ll need. What combination of items can you buy without overspending your budget? Make more than one list to see what you can buy!

Party shopping list

Item Cost
2 deli trays $45.00
2 bags bulk candy $10.00
1 case soda $4.75
1 jumbo bag chips $3.45
Paper products $8.50
Used video game $12.99
Batteries for game console $5.75
Decorations $14.95
Movie rentals $6.00

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