ERIC Number: ED187140
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Good Sense With Our Dollars.
A booklet for limited English speakers on money management provides information on savings accounts, checking accounts, choosing a bank, and the basics of budgeting. Cartoons, questions about the message in cartoons and narrative passages, checklists on things to consider, and the phonetic pronunciation of key words are presented. Specific topics include the following: (1) advantages of using banks; (2) the difference between commercial banks, savings banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions; (3) how to make a deposit and withdrawal from an account; (4) considering the interest rate, the effective annual yield, the bookkeeping method used by the bank, and who insures the deposits in the bank; (5) how to write a check; (6) considering the monthly service charge, check printing charge, and check bouncing charge for checking accounts; (7) how to read a bank statement; and (8) banking services sometimes offered to customers. A sample form for making a budget and a checklist of things to consider are included. (SW)
Descriptors: Banking, Budgeting, Check Lists, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Credit (Finance), Cultural Education, English (Second Language), Financial Services, Interest (Finance), Money Management, Reading Materials, Workbooks
EMC Corporation, 180 East Sixth Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101 ($1.85)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: EMC Corp., St. Paul, Minn.