Does money make the world go round? Can money buy happiness? What would happen if a bank simply printed more money? Heads Up Money introduces economic theories to everyday life for young adults.
From the pennies in our pocket to the global financial boom, Heads Up Money puts theory into practice and explains the important issues surrounding all areas of economics including the market, supply and demand, currencies, spending and saving. Using bright illustrations, big ideas, and economic and personal finance, Heads Up Money will help young adults understand the financial world around them.
This book is suitable for readers aged 10 and 17.
A perfect introduction for teens to the big questions of economics that makes these difficult topics easy to comprehend through infographics, fun images, and jargon-free text. From the pocket change to online shopping, money is everywhere. Economics can’t be ignored, and Heads Up Money helps children make sense of the global marketplace, financial risks and gains, and free trade. With easy-to-understand explanations of economic theory, this introductory resource is structured around key questions like “What is money?”, “What is healthy competition?”, and “What is the wage gap?”. Theories and concepts from all areas of economics are covered, including the market, supply and demand, industrialization and capitalism, multinationals, currencies, and more. Kids will even learn about money in ways that relate to their lives and personal finances with advice they can immediately put into practice, including saving money now in preparation for the future.