If you're like many young people, you feel lost when it comes to managing money. Your parents and schools left that lesson out. No one handed you a map to avoiding disaster, recovering from missteps and finding financial freedom. Until now. Written for teens and those in their 20s, Map Your Financial Future shows you the path to making smart money choices. In this book, you learn how to: Develop a budget with room for fun. Pump up your savings. Master credit. Dodge bankruptcy and identity theft. Spot scams. Find your dream job. Launch a business. Relax during retirement. From the first page, you'll get straight talk about money written by someone who has been there. Patrick Lyons, an 11-year veteran in the investment industry, shares tips, definitions and lessons that clear up the mystery of money and help you claim the financial future you deserve.