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Economy in Action!

From the change in your pocket to the store you spend it in, you are part of the Economy in Action! In this series, explore the world's different economic systems and learn about the people who defined them. Discover how money is created and how to earn it, save it, and make it grow. Find out how banks work and how they keep your money safe. Understand how businesses start and develop and what labor unions are. Plus, get smart about concepts such as credit, ...

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Overview

Economy in Action!

From the change in your pocket to the store you spend it in, you are part of the Economy in Action! In this series, explore the world's different economic systems and learn about the people who defined them. Discover how money is created and how to earn it, save it, and make it grow. Find out how banks work and how they keep your money safe. Understand how businesses start and develop and what labor unions are. Plus, get smart about concepts such as credit, debt, compounding interest, inflation, unemployment, foreclosure, and the stock market. The economy has always existed, and it is always changing. But armed with tips and tools for fiscal fitness, you'll have a clearer picture of the Economy in Action!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617834851
  • Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/1/2012
  • Series: Economy in Action! Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: IG730L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Why Are There Banks? 4

The Business of Banking 6

Interest 8

When Banks Fail 10

Types of Banks 12

Using a Bank 16

Online Banking 18

Banking's Beginnings 20

The Fed 24

Economic Exercises 28

Glossary 30

Web Sites 31

Index 32

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