The Four Corners are the most important spaces on the board and represent Budgeting. Establishing a weekly, monthly or annual budget is the first step to getting a handle on your finances. You have to figure out how much money is coming in and how much money is going out to calculate how much is left for saving and investing.
How to Play the Game
The Green Corner represents your earned income. Each time you complete a trip around the board and pass the Green Corner, you Get $20. If you land on the Green Corner, you Get an extra $5. This extra $5 might be a bonus payment, an inheritance, or money from a second job.
The three Red Corners represent your essential living expenses. Essential living expenses represent the minimum expenses you need to live. Examples are food, shelter and clothing. Each time you pass a Red Corner you Give $5. There are $15 of essential expenses that must be paid each trip around the board. If you land on a Red Corner, you will have to Give extra money due to an unexpected expense. Unexpected expenses might be money needed to repair a car or money needed to replace a broken phone or money needed to cover a medical emergency.