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


Acknowledgments ix
A Letter to Parents and Grandparents or Why I Wrote This Book xi
Introduction The Warm-Up, Including the Goal xiii
1 All About Money
What Is It, and Where Does It Come From?
1(16)
Search for Old Coins
3(3)
Make a Money Circle
6(5)
Practice Writing Checks
11(6)
2 All About Saving
How Time and a Little Math Can Make You Rich
17(10)
Compare Interest Rates at Banks and Credit Unions
22(1)
Calculate Your Interest Earnings
23(4)
3 All About Investing
How to Make Money Make More Money
27(16)
Make a Risk Tolerance Chart
29(2)
Search for a Savings Bond
31(3)
Discover What's Built by Bonds
34(3)
Find a Stock Report
37(3)
Think of Ways to Eam Money
40(3)
4 All About the Market
What Is the Market, and Where Is Wall Street?
43(14)
Visit a Stock Exchange
47(4)
Find a Stockbroker
51(3)
Write a Script
54(3)
5 All About Stock Tables
How to Read Them for Fun and Money
57(18)
Look Up Stocks
65(5)
Read the Mutual Fund Tables
70(5)
6 All About the Economy
Why Nikes Cost More When It Floods in China
75(18)
Follow the Weather
77(3)
Check the Health of the Economy
80(4)
Check Inflation
84(5)
Visit a Federal Reserve Bank
89(1)
Find the Fed in the Media
89(4)
7 All About Stock Picking
What Your Toothpaste Tells You
93(14)
Search for Consumer Staples
96(3)
Conduct a Consumer Survey
99(3)
Find Fund Families
102(5)
8 All About All of the Above
And Where to Go for More
107(8)
Thinking of More Questions
114(1)
Conclusion The Wrap-Up, Including a Reminder of the Goal 115(2)
Glossary 117(6)
Index 123(5)
About the Author 128