Climbing the Money Mountain

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Climbing The Money Mountain, Nov 1, 2007 - Business & Economics - 127 pages
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Today's High School and College students will become tomorrow's leaders. How these young people manage themselves, through high school, college, and beyond, will impact them financially and personally throughout their lives. "Climbing the Money Mountain" discusses important topics that each individual needs to know as they begin their adult life and embark on the journey to the top of their own personal money mountain. "Climbing the Money Mountain" is presented in a way that young adults will find sometimes humorous and always informative. They can benefit tremendously from valuable information found in the pages of "Climbing the Money Mountain." Included are important topics that will have a huge influence on their future as they begin life on their own: understanding how to establish and manage bank accounts; learning how important consumer credit and credit reports are to long term financial well being; setting personal goals; developing a financial budget; seeing how vitally important education is to career success; understanding the global economy and how it can impact their future; understanding why it is so important to protect their personal identities from identity theft; using the power of information and negotiation skills to save money when buying a car, renting or buying a home; and learning how important a role volunteerism, ethics, professional behavior, and voting will play in the climb up their money mountain. This one-of-a-kind real-life practical and educational guide will help young adults avoid the many obstacles that too often prevent others from reaching their personal and financial peak in life. By reading this timely and important book, they will learn how toavoid treacherous financial paths and how to create a plan that will help them to achieve their goals and dreams in life as they ascend to the highest peak of their own money mountain.
 

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Contents

The Money Mountain
3
Whats an Education Worth?
7
Bank Checking Accounts
12
The Responsibility of Credit Cards
19
Starting College or Vocational School
27
Setting Goals
32
First Career Job
35
The World Economy Globalization
39
Negotiation
61
Budgeting
68
Smart Investing
74
Renting a Home
81
Buying a Car
85
Purchasing Your First Home
99
Financing Your New Home
107
Giving Back through Volunteerism
114

Ethics and Professionalism
45
Your Vote Counts
50
Identity Theft
54
Your Future is Green
119
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Randy Loren is a sought after motivational speaker and President of Financial Nation, Inc. He has been the recipient of many awards, and has donated much of his time to causes to help children and young adults, lead better lives. He has been a consultant to Loren-Snyder Marketing a family owned company that found and developed the Martha Stewart Brand for Kmart. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from Michigan State University, and his MBA from Nova Southeastern University. Mr. Loren is Certified in Identity Theft Risk Management (CITRMS) and is a Certified Credit Report Reviewer.(CCRR)

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