I didn't want this to wait for the next "Patrol Box".
Part of "mentally awake" is learning the basics of managing your money. It doesn't get any more basic than this--and the techniques used are still valid.
This video is as true today as ever--and with the continuing slide in camera prices, it isn't too far off either!
Definitely a must see for the Personal Management merit badge...and any Scout who needs to be reminded that, "A Scout is thrifty."
Your Thrift Habits (1948)