Financial Independence Information for Teens, 2nd Ed.
- Author/Editor: James Chambers, General Editor
- Binding: Library binding
- Trim Size: 7 ¼ x 9 ¼
- Page Count: 384
- Publication Date: November 2023
- ISBN: 978-0-7808-2086-9
- List Price: $71.00
Financial Independence Information for Teens, Second Edition provides insights on knowledge related to financial capability and literacy for teens. The book provides the reader about teen independence, minor emancipation legislation, teen summer jobs, resume writing, workplace dangers, financial empowerment, managing expenses, career exploration, cryptocurrency scams, etc. Additionally, it discusses the importance of work-life balance, employment opportunities for young people with disabilities, and management skills. Further covered are the value of protecting financial information as well as budgeting, saving, investing, control spending, and taxes. It also covers topics including travel requirements, financial aid for studying abroad, housing options, and the associated legal requirements. The book concludes with a list of online money management tools and a directory of resources for financial independence.
Part 1: Preparing for Independence begins with a quick overview of the mental and physical aspects that determine whether a teen is prepared to be financially independent, the challenges they encounter, and how parents may support and ensure their success. It also discusses minor emancipation laws, financial independence opportunities available to teens with disabilities, and the financial stability of teens in foster care.
Part 2: Teen Employment focuses on the process of obtaining employment. It begins with a summary of the legal prerequisites for employment, regulations governing child labor, data on teens in the nation’s workforce, and the several sorts of employment accessible for teens, including internships, opportunities, and workplace hazards. It provides details on workplace ethics, stress management, balancing work, personal obligations, and crucial job-search techniques like networking. Finally, it covers young workers’ legal rights and safety considerations. It also covers the challenges of self-employment and occupations for teenagers with disabilities.
Part 3: Money Management Basics focuses on the primary topics such as taxes and tax breaks for education, budgeting, saving, investing, and financial awareness and empowerment. This part also provides fundamental information on managing finances and banking as well as how to interact with financial experts.
Part 4: Living on Your Own emphasizes housing possibilities for teenagers who wish to live alone, in addition to legal concerns with renting, maintaining, and sharing obligations. Additionally, sharing rooms and related agreements, obligations of both the landlord and the renter, budgeting, and specifics of transportation requirements are also discussed.
Part 5: Planning for Your Financial Future is primarily concerned with long-term financial goals, career exploration, financial aid for studying abroad, earning potential of higher education, avoiding student loan scams, and strategies for credit score protection and restoration.
Part 6: Enhancing Your Financial Knowledge discusses ways to make money online, various stock investment options, day trading, saving for an early retirement, safeguarding your financial data, establishing numerous income streams, producing passive income, and cryptocurrency scams.
Part 7: If You Need More Information offers resources for financial independence.
- Accessible organization—generous use of headings
- Charts and tables aid comprehension of statistical data
- Callout boxes highlight important information, define terms, or summarize chapter content
- Resource directories with contact information guide further research
- Comprehensive index
- Library binding, 7 ¼ x 9 ¼
- List price $69 per volume
- School and Library Price $62 per volume