Managing Money Handbook

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Saddleback Educational Publ, Jan 1, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 120 pages
Themes: Hi-Lo, Lifeskills, career, achieve independence, skills, money management, budgeting. Combining practical content with visual appeal, the 21st Century Lifeskills handbooks read more like a magazine than a book. Highly readable with full-color photographs, a smaller trim size and an eye-popping layout, these 120-page handbooks are great for teaching life skills to a twenty-first century population. The 10 handbooks in this series will provide readers a thorough and non-threatening introduction to the multi-dimensional competencies, concepts, and vocabulary they need to achieve independences--including community resources, job searching, money management, job etiquette, health, moving and more. Used along or in conjunction with the 21st Century Lifeskills worktexts, these handbooks offer students a unique and visual way to achieve real-world literacy. The handbook is a thorough and non-threatening introduction to: Controlling Your Spending; Banking Basics; Buy Now, Pay Later; Improving Your Budgeting Skills. This handbook offers students a unique and visual way to achieve real-world literacy.
 

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Contents

Contents
5
Balancing Wants and Needs
14
Keeping Financial Records
20
Common Financial Mistakes
26
Banking Basics
33
Checking Accounts and Check Registers
42
Monthly Bank Statements
48
Savings Accounts
54
Using Credit Cards
70
Borrowing Money
76
Installment Purchases
82
Improving Your Budgeting Skills
89
Keeping a Personal Expense Record
98
Typical Budget Adjustments
104
Handling Unexpected Expenses
110
Word List
116

Buy Now Pay Later
61

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