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Financial Literacy Starter Kit

This new title provides high school and undergraduate students with easy-to-understand guidance on how to manage their finances. Graduating high school and college seniors are faced with a lot of immediate concerns and tough decisions; unfortunately life doesn’t come with a guidebook. Their finances, however, can. Grey House Publishing’s Financial Literacy Starter Kit breaks down in accessible terms the essentials of early financial literacy, such as renter’s insurance, checking accounts, paying back student loans, sticking to a budget, and much more.

Geared towards those who are just starting out, this volume outlines step-by-step, how to make the most out of their money, which pitfalls to avoid, and what to watch out for, to give students peace of mind that they are fully equipped to manage their finances after graduation.

Written in accessble language, the Financial Literacy Starter Kit takes the guess work out of financial planning--how to manage a checking account, how to stick to a budget, how to pay back student loans quickly--information necessary for students to get started on their financial future. Each chapter is devoted to a specific topic relevant to those who are just beginning. Combined, they provide students with helpful information on how to best manage their money.

Chapters cover:

  • What to Know about Checking Accounts
  • Understanding Renters' Insurance
  • What to know about Auto Insurance
  • Understanding Health Insurance Plans
  • How to Start a 401k
  • Tips for Paying Back Student Loans
  • How to Manage Debt
  • How to Make and Stick to a Budget

Appendices include important tools and forms including Teacher Loan Forgiveness Applications, Where to Get a Free Credit Report, and the form for FAFSA.

Filled with information that will educate and inform your students about their finances, this new title is a must-have source for high school and college libraries.

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