#3 - How does the health of the economy affect your financial health? How healthy is
the U.S. economy right now? On what measures do you base your judgments? How
will your appreciation of the big picture help you in planning for your future?
#4 - You need a jacket, boots, and gloves, but the jacket you want will use up all the
money you have available for outerwear. What is your opportunity cost if you buy
the jacket? What is your sunk cost if you buy the jacket? How could you modify your
consumption to reduce opportunity cost? If you buy the jacket but find that you need
the boots and gloves, how could you modify your budget to compensate for your