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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Dedication
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Introduction
  5. Part 1 - Money: A Fact of Life
    1. Chapter 1 - Why Money Is So Important
    2. Chapter 2 - Using Money to Get What You Want
    3. Chapter 3 - Keeping Money in Perspective
  6. Part 2 - So, How Are You Gonna Get It?
    1. Chapter 4 - Allowance Only Goes So Far
    2. Chapter 5 - Beyond Allowance
    3. Chapter 6 - Money You Might Already Have
  7. Part 3 - Smart Saving
    1. Chapter 7 - Saving Money Isn’t Always Easy
    2. Chapter 8 - How Much Should You Save?
    3. Chapter 9 - Making Your Money Work for You
  8. Part 4 - Smart Spending
    1. Chapter 10 - Budgets Are for Everybody
    2. Chapter 11 - Getting the Most for Your Money
    3. Chapter 12 - The Wheels Thing
  9. Part 5 - Keeping Track of What You’ve Got
    1. Chapter 13 - The Great Balancing Act
    2. Chapter 14 - ATMs and Debit Cards
  10. Part 6 - Advanced Money
    1. Chapter 15 - Understanding Credit Cards and Debt
    2. Chapter 16 - The Wonderful World of Investments
    3. Chapter 17 - Thinking About a Business of Your Own
  11. Appendix A - Glossary
  12. Appendix B - Tips and Tricks for Saving Money
  13. Index