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Building Wealth — Chapters 1 and 2

A Beginner's Guide to Securing Your Financial Future

Chapter 1: This lesson introduces the concepts of assets, liabilities, income, expenses, and net worth.

Chapter 2: Budget to Save introduces the basics of saving.

Focus on Finance

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: Income Tax: Facts and Filings (Page One Economics, Focus on Finance)

Federal individual income tax must be paid to the U.S. government, but the amounts paid vary widely. This issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance addresses basic facts about the tax—its history, purpose, and current structure.

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