From the creators of Biz Kid$ and Bill Nye the Science Guy, here is a comprehensive guide for kids to the basics of earning, saving, spending, and investing money. Written in a humorous but informative voice that engages young readers, it’s the book that every parent who wants to raise financially savvy and unspoiled children should buy for their kids. It is packed with lively illustrations to make difficult concepts easy to understand—all as a way of building financial literacy, good decision-making, and the appreciation of a hard-earned dollar.
About the Author
James McKenna and Jeannine Glista, along with Erren Gottlieb and Jamie Hammond, are co-creators of the Emmy-winning, nationally syndicated television series Biz Kid$, and the national financial education initiative of the same name. Matt Fontaine is a business writer.
Table of Contents
CONTENTS INTRODUCTION: Why $1,000,000? . . . V CHAPTER 1: Think Like a Millionaire . . . 1 CHAPTER 2: Set Financial Goals . . . 9 CHAPTER 3: Make a Budget . . . 17 CHAPTER 4: Five Ways to Get Money . . . 25 CHAPTER 5: Get a Job! . . . 35 CHAPTER 6: Start a Business . . . 51 CHAPTER 7: Save, Save, Save . . . 69 CHAPTER 8: The Power of Compound Interest . . . 81 CHAPTER 9: Investing . . . 91 CHAPTER 10: How Not to Become a Millionaire . . . 109 CONCLUSION: Get Going! . . . 115 Your Two-Page Plan to Become a Millionaire . . . 124 Your One-Page Business Plan . . . 126 Your Personal Budget Tracker . . . 127 Glossary . . . 129 About the Authors . . . 134