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West DuTrac Branch Holds Financial Literacy Fair

Student getting assistance at financial literacy fair

West High teachers, counselors, administrators, and DuTrac employees worked together to provide students with a sense of financial responsibility at a financial literacy fair. Students chose a career, noting their gross and net income, and then visited booths set up around the gym to deal with different expenses like food, clothing, housing, utilities, savings, tuition, and real-life setbacks, like furnace repair. After they met their obligations, students verified their check registers and monthly budget, sometimes experiencing shock at how quickly their net value dipped into the negative.