Young people need up-to-date information and practical answers about money when considering their future, from preparing for the working world to making a budget and staying out of debt. What is a mortgage? Why do people pay taxes? How much does a college education cost-and how can anyone afford it, especially during a recession? And, what is a recession? Using real-life scenarios and featuring sidebars with engaging historical facts, Money Smart gives a competitive edge to readers who want to build a solid financial foundation. In the wake of a global financial crisis, making smart decisions about money early in life is more important than ever.
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