Career and Financial Planning

Career Decision:
Life Situation
Single - Age 21
No dependents
College student

Financial Data Monthly Income $1,750
Living Expenses $1,210
Personal property $7,300
Savings $2,000
Student loan $3,000
Credit card debt $2,400

Shelby Johnson's current employment position, a grooming specialist for a local pet store, provides her with a lot of interesting activities each day. While she is not part of management, she does have the opportunity to use various communication skills, record business transactions, and use current technology tools. Shelby especially enjoys working with the pets and their owners to achieve a pleasing experience. Her income is based on an hourly wage which can result in financial stress during times of inflation. She has previously used her credit cards to help make ends meet each month. However, the experience she is gaining will be especially valuable when she opens her own pet salon in the future.

A. Identify the positive and negative aspects of her current career.
B. Make suggestions to relating to current and future career activities
c. How would you use the Personal Financial Planner sheets for Career Planning (Resume Worksheet and Preparing for an Interview) can be used.

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