Financial Independence for Teens, 1st Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780815823
  • ISBN-13: 9780780815827
  • DDC: 332.024008
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released January 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This reference provides practical information for teens about financial independence, helps them understand fundamental economic and financial principles, and how these principles apply to their own lives.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Preface.
Determining When a Teen Is Ready to Be Independent.
2: Financial Capability and Literacy.
3: Assessing Yourself and Your Future.
4: Planning for Independence.
5: Parent and Teen Guidance to Ensure Success.
6: Teen Embarkment on the Journey to Independence.
7: Minor Emancipation Laws.
8: Teens with Disabilities.
9: Barriers for Foster Care Teens.
Teen Employment.
10: Work and Age Restrictions Requirement for Employment.
11: Know the Rules.
12: Data on Teen Participation in the Workforce.
13: Exploring Your Career Path.
14: Internships: Previewing a Profession.
15: Job Opportunities.
16: Networking for Teens.
17: Creating a Résumé.
18: What Is a Cover Letter?.
19: Finding a Job.
20: Jobs for Disabled Teens.
21: Workplace Skills.
22: Workplace Ethics.
23: Workplace Stress.
24: Work–Life Balance.
25: Workplace Hazards.
26: Workers’ Rights and Safety.
27: Self-Employment.
Creating and Living within a Budget.
28: Budgeting.
29: Avoiding Common Mistakes with Money.
30: Basic Facts about Banks and Banking.
31: How to Save and Invest.
32: Essential Money Management.
33: Fine-Tuning Your Money Management.
34: Financial Empowerment.
35: Taxes and Tax Benefits for Education.
36: Working with Financial Professionals.
Living on Your Own.
37: Renting an Apartment or House.
38: Renter's Guide: Ten Tips for Tenants.
39: Sharing Rooms and Related Agreements.
40: Landlord Requirements.
41: Landlord–Tenant Responsibilities.
42: Cosigning Requirements for Young Renters.
43: Managing Renters’ Insurance.
44: Transportation Needs.
45: Managing Expenses.
46: Electronic Banking.
47: Finding and Applying for a Scholarship.
48: Financial Aid for Studying Abroad.
Planning for the Future.
49: Future Financial Goals.
50: How to Become an Entrepreneur.
51: Deciding Your Career.
52: Protecting Your Credit Score.
53: Your Credit Score and Why It Matters.
54: How to Rebuild Your Credit Score.
55: How to Dispute Credit Report Errors.
56: Educational Goals and Responsibilities.
57: How to Have a Higher Earning Potential.
58: Day Trading.
59: Ways to Make Money Online.
60: Things You Can Do to Avoid Fraud.
If You Need More Information.
61: Online Money Management Tools.
62: Financial Independence Information for Disabled Teens.
63: Resources for Financial.