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

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Chapter 8
How Much Should You Save?
In This Chapter
✧ Determining how much you can save
✧ Factors that affect how much you’ll save
✧ Looking at what’s left after expenses
✧ Sticking to your savings plan
✧ Making sure you pay yourself first
 
 
How much money should you save? Two dollars a week? Ten dollars? Fifteen? People struggle endlessly to figure out how much they should be saving. They work hard to strike the perfect balance between how much they spend and how much they put away for the future. They feel guilty for dipping into their savings to buy something they really want. Or, they don’t feel guilty and keep dipping into their savings anyway. ...

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