Teachers Can Be Financially Fit: Economists' Advice for Educators was written by a four-author team of award-winning economics educators. The authors dispense practical financial advice to teachers using relatable case studies and an engaging narrative specifically designed to address the unique financial needs of teachers.
Teachers Can Be Financially Fit...
Offers common sense advice to educators of all levels looking to build good financial habits.
Shows educators how to take advantage of their profession's distinctive characteristics to achieve financial success.
Provides tools for teachers to adapt budgeting, saving, investing and similar techniques to their specific situations, in order to live happier and be more financially secure.
Table of Contents
Yes, Teachers Can be Financially Fit
Choices about Spending and Saving
Earning Extra Income
Teachers Wheels: Cars and Transportation
Walls and a Roof: Housing for Teachers
Managing Credit and Debt
Investment Basics for Teachers
Retirement for Public School Educators
Saving for Retirement: Options for Public, Private, and Charter School Educators
The Higher Education Connection
Educators and Insurance
Unconventional Risk Management: What Could Go Wrong?
Teachers in a Market Economy
Don’t Keep It a Secret