You're no idiot, of course. Money's always on your mind; if you're not working to make more, you're wondering where it all went. Will you have to give up movies and CDs to get your bank account to grow? Play it smart and you can have it all! Whether you're saving for something big like college or wondering why you're always broke, this info-packed book has the answers you need. 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Money for Teens' can show you how to:
-Stop the bleeding! Easy ways to get a grip on your expenses.
-Make sense of bank and credit card statements.
-Work wise and shop smart; get the most of your money.
-Pay less for the things you buy - even designer labels!
-Learn what it takes to be a teen entrepreneur.
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Table of Contents
|Part 1||Money: A Fact of Life||1|
|1||Why Money Is So Important||3|
|2||Using Money to Get What You Want||15|
|3||Keeping Money in Perspective||27|
|Part 2||So, How Are You Gonna Get It?||39|
|4||Allowance Only Goes So Far||41|
|6||Money You Might Already Have||65|
|Part 3||Smart Saving||75|
|7||Saving Money Isn't Always Easy||77|
|8||How Much Should You Save?||87|
|9||Making Your Money Work for You||97|
|Part 4||Smart Spending||109|
|10||Budgets Are for Everybody||111|
|11||Getting the Most for Your Money||123|
|12||The Wheels Thing||137|
|Part 5||Keeping Track of What You've Got||153|
|13||The Great Balancing Act||155|
|14||ATMs and Debit Cards||169|
|Part 6||Advanced Money||179|
|15||Understanding Credit Cards and Debt||181|
|16||The Wonderful World of Investments||195|
|17||Thinking About a Business of Your Own||209|
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I am a huge Spender. I waste all my money as soon as I get it. This book is interesting to read and prevents the habbit to well...spend. I learned that money is very hard to earn and that there is a difference between wanting something and needing something. I recommend this book to everyone!
This book is an excellent resource for talking to teens about financial matters. It is a great way for teens preparing to head off to college. I would reccomend this to any family with teens.
His stragities are basic and a rerun on other's people advises. This book is not work your time.