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Marshall Cavendish, Sep 1, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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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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Dennis Brindell Fradin is the author of many books for young readers, including the well-received SAMUEL ADAMS: THE FATHER OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE and, with coauthor and wife Judith Bloom Fradin, IDA B. WELLS: MOTHER OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.

Judith Bloom Fradin has collaborated with Dennis Brindell Fradin on several award-winning books for young readers, includinng "Fight On! Mary Church Terrell's Battle for Integration, "selected as one of 2004's Best Books for Young Adults among other honors. The Fradins live in Evanston, Illinois

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