HSFPP Module 3 - Earning Power

More Than a Paycheck

Actions during the teen years can impact a person’s options for education, training, and career options when entering adulthood. This, in turn, impacts a person’s earning potential and lifestyle in the future. In this module, students are provided opportunities to examine post-secondary education and training options that meet their needs and also fit within their budget constraints.

Students will learn about and practice strategies to make deliberate job and career decisions that enhance their earning potential throughout a lifetime and to proactively plan for contingencies.

Module lesson topics include:

  • Earning potential
  • Employee benefits
  • Take-home pay
  • Career planning
  • Adapting to life-stage changes
  • Lifestyle influences