Be Smart About Money and Financial Literacy

Age Level: 13-up  Grade Level: 8-up

Supporting the 21st-century skills financial literacy curriculum, this six-book series helps young adults develop skills and strategies related to financial planning and promotes personal and financial responsibility. Witty and lively text introduces students to many important financial literacy topics. All chapters in each book end with a math or financial literacy word problem perfect for student assessment and reading comprehension. Good/Bad advice sidebars, charts, and graphs enhance the text and additional back matter provides more information for further research.

  • Promotes personal and financial responsibility
  • Helps students develop skills and strategies related to financial planning, savings, investment, and charitable giving in the global economy
  • End-of-chapter math and financial literacy problems perfect for student assessment and classroom use
  • Great advice and guidance for making financial decisions
  • Supports the Financial Literacy/Personal Finance, Social Studies, and Math Curricula
  • 6” x 9”
  • 48pp.
  • Illus. with black-and-white illustrations
  • Contains a glossary, learn more (books and Internet addresses), an answer key, and an index
  • Spring 2014
  • Series Lexile: 0
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Be Smart About Credit

Be Smart About Credit

Credit and Debt Management

Kathiann M. Kowalski
Oh, the things you can buy with a small piece of plastic! It may seem like your first credit card is a ticket to buy anything you want. But be careful. Credit can be your best friend or your worst enemy if you don’t manage it right...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4282-7
Binding: Library Ed.
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Be Smart About Investing

Be Smart About Investing

Planning, Saving, and the Stock Market

Kathiann M. Kowalski
With $100 in your pocket, you could buy new jeans, a pair of shoes, and a couple movie tickets. You might still have some left over. But what if you took that $100 and invested it instead? In ten years, that $100 might turn into $1,000—even $10,000! Saving, planning, and smart investments can make your money grow...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4281-0
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Be Smart About Money

Be Smart About Money

Money Management and Budgeting

Sherri Mabry Gordon
When you get your first paycheck, the impulse is to spend it right away. After all, there's the new smartphone and video game system you want. But if you choose to spend quickly, you'll find your money disappears—fast! How do you avoid this common mistake? Smart money management and budgeting! Be prepared for your first paycheck...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4292-6
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Be Smart About Shopping

Be Smart About Shopping

The Critical Consumer and Civic Financial Responsibility

Kathiann M. Kowalski
Should you buy that smartphone at full price now or wait for the sale? Shopping can be fun but also stressful, especially on a teen-sized budget. That’s why it’s important to be a critical consumer. It’s easy to spend money, but how do you save? With helpful tips and math word problems, BE SMART ABOUT SHOPPING will show you how to make smart financial decisions, avoid the bad deal, and get the most for your money...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4283-4
Binding: Library Ed.
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Be Smart About Your Career

Be Smart About Your Career

College, Income, and Careers

Amy Graham
Doctor. Lawyer. Teacher. Astronaut. President of the United States. There are thousands of careers out there. Maybe you don’t know what you want to be yet. But no matter what career you’re interested in pursuing, the dream—and the hard work to get there—starts now...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4286-5
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Be Smart About Your Future

Be Smart About Your Future

Risk Management and Insurance

Amy Graham
Have you ever been in a car accident? Did you ever go to the hospital because you were really sick? Accidents happen. People get sick. Life is unpredictable, and, unfortunately, bad things can happen...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4285-8
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