Debt Information For Teens, 2nd Edition

  • Karen Bellenir
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  • ISBN-10: 0780812174
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812178
  • DDC: 332.024
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - College Senior
  • 364 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Debt information for teens: tips for a successful financial life: including facts about the economy and personal finances, money management, interest rates, loans, credit cards, predatory lending practices, and resolving debt-related problems

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: The Economy and Your Wallet.
2: Teens and Dollars.
3: U.S. Coins and Currency.
4: Capital, Consumption, and Productivity.
5: A Look at the U.S. Economy.
6: Understanding U.S. Monetary Policy and Interest Rates.
7: U.S. Public Debt.
8: Personal Money Management.
9: Managing Money in the Real World.
10: Budgeting Basics.
11: Spending Money Wisely.
12: Saving Money.
13: You and Your Bank.
14: Electronic Banking.
15: Facts About Checking Accounts.
16: Protecting Yourself from Overdraft and Bounced-Check Fees.
17: Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft.
18: Establishing and Using Credit.
19: Establishing and Protecting Your Credit.
20: Borrowing Basics.
21: Credit Reports and Credit Scores.
22: Your Access to Free Credit Reports.
23: Getting a Loan.
24: Beware of Predatory Lending Practices.
25: Installment Loans.
26: Vehicle Financing.
27: Financing Your Education After High School.
28: Planning for Independence.
29: Credit Cards.
30: Basic Facts about Credit Cards.
31: Important Differences between Debit and Credit Cards.
32: Choosing and Using Credit Cards.
33: Getting the Most from Your Credit Card.
34: Credit Card Interest and Fees Affect How Much You Pay.
35: Understanding the Extra Cost of Minimum Payments.
36: Your Credit Card Rights and Responsibilities.
37: Avoid These Credit Card Tricks.
38: Plastic Fraud: Don't Be a Victim.
39: Identifying and Resolving Debt-Related Problems.
40: Knee Deep in Debt.
41: Laws That Regulate Credit.
42: Facts About Credit Repair and Debt Relief Services.
43: How to Dispute Credit Report Errors.
44: When Debt Collectors Call.
45: Vehicle Repossession.
46: Bankruptcy: A Last Resort.
47: If You Need More Information.
48: Interactive Tools, Online Calculators, and Other Web-Based Resources.
49: Additional Resources for Learning More about Money.