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ERIC Number: ED437502
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Control Your Money: A Quick and Easy Guide.
This text teaches students about money management and is designed to help the student as he or she tries to live within limits and decide important financial questions. Students are instructed about: getting control of your money; tracking your spending; figuring your income and expenses; making your spending plan balance; making money decisions; checking accounts; balancing your checkbook; savings accounts; why use credit?; getting credit; credit cards and loans; do you have too much debt?; dealing with debt; insurance; and investing. Addresses and/or telephone numbers of eight sources of additional information are listed. The workbook consists of 11 activities that provide students with practice in applying the information to their own situations. The activities mirror the book's structure and are referenced to specific pages in the text. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Banking, Budgeting, Consumer Education, Credit (Finance), Expenditures, Family Life Education, Functional Literacy, Income, Instructional Materials, Insurance, Investment, Learning Activities, Loan Repayment, Money Management, Secondary Education, Textbooks
New Readers Press, Customer Service Department, P.O. Box 888, Syracuse, NY 13210-0888 (guide: ISBN 1-56420-033-1, $9.50; package of 10 workbooks and teacher's notes: ISBN 1-56420-220-8, $20). Tel: 800-448-8878 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.newreaderspress.com.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Developed in collaboration with Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Central New York, Inc. Student workbook is appended.