Earning Information for Teens

Omnigraphics. (Teen Finance). 2018. 432p. Tr $69. ISBN 9780780815759.
Gr 8 Up–Divided into eight parts containing 59 chapters, this solid addition to the series covers a wealth of pertinent information for teens who are entering the workforce or who are already employed. Beginning with an overview of child labor laws and age requirements for different types of work, the text provides guidelines on the basics as well as more complex concepts: job searching, preparation of résumés, online spending, protection of earnings, workplace culture, and more. Numerous sidebars, highlighted boxes, bulleted lists, and subheadings make the material comprehensible. Several chapters have references listed at the end, though some are out of date. Lists of online money management tools and resources for financial information will be valuable for readers. Supplementing the text is a detailed index.
VERDICT For a straightforward approach to employment and money management for teens, this book offers all sorts of rewarding possibilities.

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