eBook Savings and Investment Information for Teens, 3rd Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780815548
  • ISBN-13: 9780780815544
  • DDC: 339.4
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released April 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

This updated third edition provides information that can help young adults learn how to save money and invest for the future. It explains how the economy works and how factors such as interest rates and inflation impact personal wealth. It offers practical suggestions for developing a financial plan and describes the risks and rewards associated with bank accounts, stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
How The Economy Works.
1: The History of Money.
2: The American Experience with Money.
3: The Federal Reserve System and How It Affects You.
4: Measuring The Economy: Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and National Income and Product Accounts (NIPAs).
5: Small Businesses and Corporations in The U.S. Economy.
6: Strong Dollar, Weak Dollar: Foreign Exchange Rates and The U.S. Economy.
7: What Determines Interest Rates?.
8: Inflation and The Consumer Price Index (CPI).
Keys to Wealth Development.
9: Financial Literacy and Capability.
10: Develop A Financial Plan.
11: Savings and Investing.
12: Risk Tolerance.
13: Advice for Investing Wisely.
14: Defining Asset Allocation, Diversification, and Rebalancing.
15: A Beginner's Guide to Financial Statements.
16: Working with Financial Professionals.
17: Understanding Securities Analyst Recommendations.
18: How to Avoid the Most Common Investment Scams.
19: Beware of Online Perils and Internet Fraud.
Banks and Bonds.
20: Basic Facts about Banks and Banking.
21: Internet and Tech-Based Banking Options.
22: Pros and Cons of Different Savings Options.
23: Account Choices to Consider for Saving Money.
24: A Guide to Deposit Insurance Coverage.
25: What You Should Know about Certificates of Deposit (CD).
26: What Are Bonds?.
27: Understanding Savings Bonds.
28: Treasury Bonds and Other Treasury Instruments.
29: Municipal and Corporate Bonds.
Stocks and Mutual Funds.
30: Understanding Stocks.
31: How The Stock Market Works.
32: Types of Investment Companies.
33: Understanding Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs).
34: Types of Mutual Funds: Index Funds, Stock Funds, Bond Funds, and Money Market Funds.
35: What Is A Hedge Fund?.
36: What to Expect When You Invest in Stocks.
37: Placing an Order to Buy or Sell A Stock.
38: Day Trading.
39: What Are Direct Investment Plans?.
40: Investing in Foreign Stocks.
41: Microcap Stocks: Among The Most Risky.
If You Need More Information.
42: Directory of Savings and Investment Organizations.
43: Additional Resources for Saving and Investing.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
How The Economy Works.
1: The History of Money.
2: The American Experience with Money.
3: The Federal Reserve System and How It Affects You.
4: Measuring The Economy: Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and National Income and Product Accounts (NIPAs).
5: Small Businesses and Corporations in The U.S. Economy.
6: Strong Dollar, Weak Dollar: Foreign Exchange Rates and The U.S. Economy.
7: What Determines Interest Rates?.
8: Inflation and The Consumer Price Index (CPI).
Keys to Wealth Development.
9: Financial Literacy and Capability.
10: Develop A Financial Plan.
11: Savings and Investing.
12: Risk Tolerance.
13: Advice for Investing Wisely.
14: Defining Asset Allocation, Diversification, and Rebalancing.
15: A Beginner's Guide to Financial Statements.
16: Working with Financial Professionals.
17: Understanding Securities Analyst Recommendations.
18: How to Avoid the Most Common Investment Scams.
19: Beware of Online Perils and Internet Fraud.
Banks and Bonds.
20: Basic Facts about Banks and Banking.
21: Internet and Tech-Based Banking Options.
22: Pros and Cons of Different Savings Options.
23: Account Choices to Consider for Saving Money.
24: A Guide to Deposit Insurance Coverage.
25: What You Should Know about Certificates of Deposit (CD).
26: What Are Bonds?.
27: Understanding Savings Bonds.
28: Treasury Bonds and Other Treasury Instruments.
29: Municipal and Corporate Bonds.
Stocks and Mutual Funds.
30: Understanding Stocks.
31: How The Stock Market Works.
32: Types of Investment Companies.
33: Understanding Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs).
34: Types of Mutual Funds: Index Funds, Stock Funds, Bond Funds, and Money Market Funds.
35: What Is A Hedge Fund?.
36: What to Expect When You Invest in Stocks.
37: Placing an Order to Buy or Sell A Stock.
38: Day Trading.
39: What Are Direct Investment Plans?.
40: Investing in Foreign Stocks.
41: Microcap Stocks: Among The Most Risky.
If You Need More Information.
42: Directory of Savings and Investment Organizations.
43: Additional Resources for Saving and Investing.
Index.