Dollars and Sense: A Guide to Financial Literacy
In an era of prolonged and profound economic uncertainty, financial literacy has never been more important, especially for those who are on the brink of setting out on an independent adulthood. This series introduces readers to some of the fundamental principles of finance, both public finance and personal finance. Subjects covered include the production, distribution, purchase, and consumption of goods and services, savings and investments, money and banking, the stock market, supply and demand, and taxes and government spending. Readers are given both the macro and micro view of economic theory and practice.
* Reviews *Series Review: Dollars and Sense: A Guide to Financial Literacy
"In today's economic climate it is important that our students improve their financial acumen. This series is a good place to begin, each book covers a different aspect of financial literacy, and in a clear, concise manner explains what the concept is, how it effects us, and provides a good foundation for understanding the world of finance. ... The illustrations are helpful and sidebars provide further insight and understanding."
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