Reading with Purpose features build reading skills. Students learn to define vocabulary, visualize ideas, paraphrase chapter content, and create outlines.
Savvy Consumer features guide students in applying their knowledge as they analyze actual situations.
Contemporary content includes changes and developments in health care systems, consumer laws, and the continued growth of Internet resources.
Skill development focuses on critical thinking, decision-making, problem solving, and resource management.
Economic Impact & Issues features explore how events impact the economy with issues such as the cost of college, consumer confidence, saving for retirement, and insuring against disaster.
InfoSource features help students develop essential consumer skills of finding and utilizing print and online resources for reliable information.
Dollars and Sense features provide practical tips to help students make the most of their money.