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Education and Careers
  • Authored by: Jane S. Lopus
  • From the Series: Personal Finance Essentials
  • Trim Size: 6 X 9
  • ISBN-10: 1604139870
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-987-7
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 01/01/2012
  • Dewey Number: 332
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 160


In order to obtain financial well-being, students should determine if their financial goals are in sync with their education and career goals. Education and Careers discusses various education and career paths, as well as how these paths influence a person's financial future. Filled with full-color photographs and illustrations, an index, bibliography, glossary, sidebars, and student quizzes, this insightful new resource will be invaluable to high school and college students interested in learning more about personal finance.

Chapters include:

  • Education in the United States
  • The Costs of a College Education and How to Pay for It
  • The Benefits of Education
  • Planning for the Future: Your Education
  • Planning for the Future: Your Career
  • On the Job.


Full-color photographs and illustrations. Index. Bibliography. Glossary. Sidebars.

About the Author(s)

Jane S. Lopus is professor of economics and director of the Center for Economic Education at California State University in East Bay. A former high school economics teacher, she received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California in Davis. She was named the Cal State East Bay Outstanding Professor in 2006 and has received national research and leadership awards for her work in economic education.

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