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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Money for Teens by Susan Shelley

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Chapter 2
Using Money to Get What You Want
In This Chapter
✧ Understanding the power of money
✧ The fuzzy line between want and need
✧ Buying stuff just for fun
✧ When need becomes very clear
✧ Intangible things we get from having money
 
 
Everyone who lives independently needs money. There’s just no way around it. Even people who don’t live entirely independently (such as you) still need money to achieve a level of independence.
When you were a baby, you didn’t care at all about money. You didn’t even know what it was. You were completely dependent on the adults who cared for you, and you cared only about your most basic needs. When you were a small ...

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