TITLE

Future debtors of America

PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Consumer Reports;Dec97, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Advises on how to teach children about saving money, credit cards, and accruing interest. Factors that compound the problems for children; Why children are uninformed about personal finances; Consumer and personal finance courses in United States schools; Tips for parents; Teaching young children, preadolescents, and teenagers. INSETS: Allowances.;How 12-year-olds answered our survey..
ACCESSION #
9711215934

 

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