Managing Your Money! Make It. Save It. Protect It.
Need to Know Series ; Pub. 5139.
New York State Office of Children and Family Services.
Published: July 2013
Intended for foster adolescents in New York State, this pamphlet emphasizes the importance of money management. Tips are provided for spending only the money one has, building good credit, making a monthly budget, saving money, and paying bills on time. Advice is also provided for identity protection and handling cases in which an identity has been stolen or personal information is being used by someone else to obtain credit. Finally, youth are urged to learn about bank service and given information on contacting different credit bureaus.
Foster adolescents; Aging out; Independent living skills; Budgeting; Economic self sufficiency; New York