Please Send Money!
A Financial Survival Guide for Young Adults on Their OwneBook - 2008
Provides personal accounts of the mistakes students and young adults make when learning financial management; and offers advice on such financial issues as credit, student loans, budgeting, saving, investing, and bankruptcy.
The average student loan debt has reached $30,000. Credit card debt continues to rise to staggering levels.
Please Send Money provides young adults neck-deep in the student debt crisis with the tools they need to navigate the tumultuous world of personal finance with smart advice from leading expert Dara Duguay, Director of Citigroup's Office of Financial Education. Dozens of eye-opening, real-life stories chronicle the financial mistakes commonly made by young people and present an array of solutions.
Duguay covers topics including:
- Avoiding the traps of easy credit
- How to manage car payments
- The dangers of using student loans for personal needs and wants
- Dealing with bankruptcy
- Overcoming material temptations
Please Send Money contains common sense advice and useful financial tools for determining budget, net worth, cost of credit, and safe debt levels. It's a book that no young adult should be without.