By subscribing, you get access to a huge library of multimedia content, which is updated daily. This can help you meet a lot of adults from whom you might learn more about the business world and perhaps even make connections that will help you land other jobs. Jobs for teens Odds are, you have some skills. Some painters and photographers sell their work online, too, though that can be harder to do. In fact, parents would do well to pick up this investment primer for their own edification, if they find the stock market a confusing and chaotic business.
Then, the eight steps moves on to understanding how the stock market works, and finally to an understanding of mutual funds. They then move on to teaching teens the basics of the financial system, including banks, credit unions, brokerage firms, insurance, etc. Be Smart About Your Money4. To drive home the point, the authors offer first-person accounts from people who as teens stumbled into sinkholes of credit-card debt and took years to get out. In some parts of the country, there have been shortages of lifeguards. The promise of the book is very grand: eight steps to having more money than your parents ever dreamed of.
In the next year or two, when she's 13 or 14, I'll have her read the complete book for all of the informatio Wanting to prepare my 12 year old daughter for a life of smart financial decisions, I bought her this book. Much of this seemed very basic to me, personally. With so many competing books on the market, the Gardners are wise to rely on their strengths: their well-known and well-established name in the investment-advice industry and their insouciant attitude. In certain areas, it seemed to stay too simple. Selena Maranjian has been writing for the Fool since 1996 and covers basic investing and personal finance topics. This is the classic teen job, for good reason.
G1926 2002 Dewey Decimal 332. Share this with a teen Below is a big bunch of ideas for teens -- please share them with a young person you know. Budding tycoons and those with more worldly concerns will appreciate The Motley Fool Investment Guide for Teens: 8 Steps to Having More Money than Your Parents Ever Dreamed Of by David and Tom Gardner with Selena Maranjian. Possible writing in margins, possible underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text. The editors of the Motley Fool Web site offer sound advice on everything from finding a job, investing in the stock market and avoiding financial pitfalls.
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Small sums socked away now can turn into many thousands of dollars over time. For now, I'm going to have her read the first few introductory chapters and the one with personal stories. This book does a fine job boiling it down to the essentials. You might even earn some money from siblings, if you offer to do some of their chores. Written in a conversational tone and with minimum jargon, any layman will be able to learn and understand this financial book.
Strike a blow for financial independence. The Motley Fool has made investing fun and easy for millions of people. Overall, I would say that this book does a good job in several areas. The Gardners set out to do something different in the investment world: have some fun while making a wad of money. She recommends teens try some of the ideas above instead. The personal stories add just the right amount of entertainment to the reading, which is most often very dry in the financial genre.