Unformatted text preview: Page | 18 2.5.3.A1 Laura’s Story Reflection 15 Total Points Earned Total Points Possible Percentage Name Date Class semaj byers Directions: Read Laura’s Life scenario 2.5.3.E2 and Income and Expense Statement for Laura 2.5.3.E3. Answer the following questions: 1. After reading Laura’s story, underline three events within the story that have shaped Laura’s life. (3 points) 2. In Laura’s story, circle each government program from which Laura currently receives or has received support in the past. Explain below how each government program supports Laura. (5 points) disability , ssi ,pass,medicare,medicade and the ssi and disability was her income because she
could not do anything and the pass was helping her with her education and the medicare and
medicade is for her health 3. While Laura was in college, how much government income was Laura receiving? (1 point) she was receiving 1,699.00
4. How did the Social Security “Plan for Achieving Self Support (PASS)” benefits allow Laura to “invest in herself?” (1 point) it helped her reach her career goal 5. How did living at home while in college help Laura financially? (1 point) she was able to still work in the classroom for 20 hours a week 6. How much better off is Laura financially now that she has her college degree and a full‐time job compared to when she was receiving Social Security benefits? (1 point) because now she can work more and pay for household benefits 7. Identify three changes in Laura’s spending and life style as a result of her current higher income. (3 points) a. she earned a collage degree
b. she has rent
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