Using Money

Using Money

by Gail Fay

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Overview

This title takes a look at checking and savings accounts and the various ways that people use their money.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432946418
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/15/2011
Series: Understanding Money
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 920L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Gail Fay is a freelance writer and copyeditor. She has written nonfiction children’s books on several topics, including history. Gail has also written a comprehensive informational resource for high school athletes. Before entering the publishing world, Gail taught eighth grade English for ten years.

Table of Contents

When Did People Start Using Money? 4

Where Do People Get Money? 6

How Do Banks Work? 8

Why Is Saving Important? 12

What Is a Checking Account Used For? 16

What Is Online Banking? 20

How Do Credit Cards Work? 22

What Is Identity Theft? 28

Why Is a Budget Important? 30

How Do People Get Money for Really Big Purchases? 34

What Else Can People Do with Money? 38

In Focus: How Did the Piggy Bank Get Its Name? 42

Summary 44

Glossary 46

Find Out More 47

Index 48

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