Name _________________________ Date ________________ # _____
(Alexander, who used to be rich last Sunday)
What do you want to be when you grow up? Maybe you want to be
a teacher, a veterinarian, or an astronaut. To get the job you want, you
may need to go to __________. College costs a lot of money. You do
not have to be __________ to go, but you will need to save money.
Saving money is hard. When you go ___________ or by the mall,
there are many wonderful things you can buy – books, CDs, video games.
How can you do it? Perhaps relatives give you money on your birthday
and at holidays. Perhaps family members or neighbors pay you to do
extra chores. Try to put half of any money you get in your bank.
Remember, the _________, __________, and ____________ you
save will add up very quickly.
Before you know it, you’ll need a bigger bank. And even if the rule
in your house is that you’re ___________ ten cents for not making
your bed or for teasing your little sister, you’ll be able to afford it.
But don’t make it a habit if you want to go to college.
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