Show Me the Money: Big Questions About Finance

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Penguin, Aug 4, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
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Can you imagine kids getting excited about economics? A 3rd grader itching to learn more about credit, or saving up her allowance for that college fund? DK can. In Show Me The Money, young readers are exposed to basic concepts of currency and finance, including the barter system, supply and demand, and how money works differently around the world.
 

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Contents

What is money? 8
8
Deal or no deal? 10
10
From cows to coins 12
12
Money makes the world go around 14
14
Tricks of the trade 16
16
Modern money 18
18
All the money in the world 20
20
Making money 22
22
Man with a plan 54
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Supply and demand 56
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What is a free market? 58
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The global economy 60
60
Ups and downs 62
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Tax 64
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The best things in life are free 66
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Why work? 70
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Fantastic plastic 24
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Playing the market 26
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Trading without money 28
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Whats in your pocket? 32
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Spend stash or save? 34
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Spending tips for shopping trips 36
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What do you want? 38
38
What do you need? 40
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The cost of living 42
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What the future holds 44
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Winner takes all 46
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Choices choices 50
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All the stuff in the world 52
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You the consumer 72
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Whats what? 74
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Shapes and sizes 76
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The way well work 78
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From dream to reality 80
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The long journey to market 82
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Business for a better world 84
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How to spend it 86
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Billionaire 88
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And the winners are 90
90
Whos who? 92
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Glossary 94
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Alvin Hall has been training and counseling a wide range of financial service companies and institutions in the United States and around the world for the last twenty years. He lives in New York City.

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