ERIC Number: ED445184
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
The Complete Control Your Money: A Quick and Easy Guide with Worksheets.
This workbook contains information on money management written for adult new readers. A brief self-test "Are You in Control?" is followed by 15 chapters that include information, worksheets, and summary sheets. The chapters are entitled: (1) "Getting Control of Your Money"; (2) "Tracking Your Spending"; (3) "Figuring Your Income and Expenses"; (4) "Making Your Spending Plan Balance"; (5) "Making Money Decisions"; (6) "Checking Accounts"; (7) "Balancing Your Checkbook"; (8) "Savings Accounts"; (9) "Why Use Credit?"; (10) "Getting Credit; (11) Credit Cards and Loans"; (12) "Debt"; (13) "Insurance"; (14) "Investing"; and (15) "For More Information," which provides a list of 13 sources of information on consumer affairs, Social Security, credit reports, credit counseling, insurance, and federal income tax. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Adults, Consumer Education, High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, Home Management, Literacy Education, Money Management, Resources, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Values Clarification, Workbooks
New Readers Press, 1320 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210, Tel: 800-448-8878, Web site: http://www.newreaderspress.com ($12).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For an earlier edition, see ED 437 502. Developed with Lynn Gerrity Ames and Eileen D. Muhlig of Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Central New York, Inc. Additional content by Harold P. Goldberg, James Gourley, John Zickefoose and Joanna Miller.