Getting the Most for Your Money
In This Chapter
✧ Deciding whether or not to buy it today
✧ Buying according to the seasons
✧ Comparing department, discount, and outlet stores
✧ Using alternative methods to buy at great prices
✧ Knowing when to go secondhand
Most teenagers—most everybody, for that matter—have limited amounts of money to spend. That’s why we need budgets (remember Chapter 10, “Budgets Are for Everybody”?) to help us spend our money wisely, and discipline to help us hang on to some of that cash we’d like to spend on all the good stuff we see every day.
The issue, then, is how to be smart about spending the money you have. ...