Table of Contents for Young Investor : Projects and Activities for Making Your Money Grow


Acknowledgments xi
A Letter to Parents and Grandparents or Why I Wrote This Book xiii
Introduction The Warm-Up, Including the Goal xvii
All About Money What Is It, and Where Does It Come From?
1(14)
Search for Old Coins
3(3)
Make a Money Circle
6(4)
Practice Writing Checks
10(5)
All About Saving How Time and a little Math Can Make You Rich
15(10)
Compare Interest Rates at Banks and Savings and Loans
20(1)
Calculate Your Interest Earnings
21(4)
All About Investing How to Make Money Make More Money
25(16)
Make a Risk Tolerance Chart
26(3)
Search for a Savings Bond
29(3)
Discover What's Built by Bonds
32(3)
Find a Stock Report
35(3)
Think of Ways to Earn Money
38(3)
All About the Market What Is It, and Where Is Wall Street?
41(14)
Visit a Stock Exchange
45(4)
Find a Stockbroker
49(4)
Write a Script
53(2)
All About Stock Tables How to Read Them for fun and Money
55(18)
Look Up Stocks
62(8)
Read the Mutual Fund Tables
70(3)
All About the Economy Why Nikes Cost More When It Floods in China
73(16)
Follow the Weather
75(3)
Check the Health of the Economy
78(4)
Check Inflation
82(4)
Visit a Federal Reserve Bank
86(1)
Find the Fed in the Media
86(3)
All About Stock Picking What Your Toothpaste Tells You
89(12)
Search for Consumer Staples
92(3)
Conduct a Consumer Survey
95(2)
Find Fund Families
97(4)
All About All of the Above And Where to Go for More
101(10)
Thinking of More Questions
109(2)
Conclusion The Wrap-Up, Including a Reminder of the Goal 111(2)
Glossary 113(6)
Index 119(5)
Author Biography 124