Independent Living

This course is to help get students prepared to successfully live on their own. We will show students that handling money means much more than spending money. Students will finish this course with skills to manage their finances and tools to take with them like the NEFE workbook and a Personal File System.

Independent Living Syllabus


• Goal Setting

• Budgeting

• Banking

• Checking

• Saving

• Credit

• Taxes

• Identity Protection

• Investing

• Renting & Apartment Living

• Insurance

• Personal File System

NEFE has a great website with information for students and parents. Just go to and click on the Student or Parent section at the top of the page.