Money Grows on Trees! Economics for Teens by David Heyman
Approx. 15,560 words.
Published on January 11, 2011 by
Ask any teenager about money, and you'll be surprised to find that money grows on trees. In spite of their education in math, science, and the arts, they're woefully uninformed about financial "facts of life."
The McDevitt family is about to purchase a new car, and Ty and Kerry, the youngsters, learn about borrowing, interest, and mortgages. Their discussions lead to the GDP and the national debt.