Regardless of your career path, knowledge and skills associated with managing money becomes important to anyone receiving a paycheck. The documentary “Broke” by ESPN films, examines the challenges that are unique to professional athletes when they are given much in terms of money, but much is expected in return as well. Hearing personal confessions about money mismanagement that often leads to financial ruin, revealed through player testimonials and actual news footage, allows students to gain an understanding of how these careers soar high at first with peak earnings often occurring before age 30, but then experience harsh economic realities of shortened careers and no more income. The perfect Active Learning Tool for sports fans.
Upon completion of this lesson, participants will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge in various financial concepts including:
- Spending Plans
- Career Planning
- Financial Well‐Being