The Kids' Money Book: Earning, Saving, Spending, Investing, Donating

The Kids' Money Book: Earning, Saving, Spending, Investing, Donating

by Jamie Kyle McGillian


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It's dollars and sense! If the only thing your children know about money is how to spend it, it's time to teach them a different lesson. This revised and updated edition of Jamie Kyle McGillian’s thorough financial guide for kids now features the latest information and fresh, fun new illustrations. It explains how to create a budget, make big bucks, invest your earnings, and donate to charity. With advice on understanding the difference between needs and wants, getting the most from an allowance, becoming an entrepreneur, and sharing the wealth, The Kids’ Money Guide will make a mogul out of any reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781454919773
Publisher: Sterling Children's Books
Publication date: 09/06/2016
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 281,065
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jamie Kyle McGillian is a freelance writer who works as an editor for Westchester Parent. She is the author of the self-published Pieces of Lace, a young adult novel, as well as The Busy Mom’s Book of Preschool Activities, Sidewalk Chalk, and Sleepover Party! (all Sterling). She, her husband, and their two daughters earn, save, spend, invest, and donate in Westchester County, NY.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Moments in Money 10

A History of Money 10

The Origin of Money 12

The new Money 14

Money Timeline 16

2 Money Matters 21

The Money Sense Quiz 22

Where Does it All Go? 26

Know the Difference Between Needs and Wants 28

Adjust Your Attitude-Money Can't Buy You Love 30

3 Making It 36

Allowance-the Big A 36

Can Work "Work" for You? 42

Future Fortune 52

4 Using Your Money Smarts 53

Did You Say Budget? 53

Money Jams 56

Spend, Spend, Then Spend More, Please! 58

Time to Shop 61

5 Growing It 64

Bank on It! 65

Investing 101 71

Calling All Collectors 84

6 Be in Control 85

To Your Credits 86

The Gold in Giving 91

Your Money Sense 95

The Mind-Over-Money Test 98

Afterword 102

Additional Reading 106

Index 108

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