No, money down!
14. The financial basics
Homer: Twenty dollars? I wanted a peanut!Brain: Twenty dollars can buy many peanuts.
Homer: Explain how!
Brain: Money can be exchanged for goods and services.
12. More motivation
11. Working out a budget
Marge: How could you spend $4.6 million in a month?
Homer: They let me sign checks with a stamp, Marge.
10. Household economics
Homer: Okay, boy. This is where all the hard work, sacrifice and painful scaldings pay off.
Employee: Four pounds of grease, that comes to...sixty-three cents.
Bart: Dad, all that bacon costs twenty-seven dollars.
Homer: Yeah, but your mum paid for that.
Bart: But doesn't she get her money from you?
Homer: And I get my money from grease! What's the problem?
9. Spending wisely
8. Managing your repayments
7. Getting started in business
6. Managing on a tight budget
Chuck Garabedian: The point is, ya gotta squeeze every penny. Come on, let me hear you. Squeeze every penny!
Homer: I'm squeezing, I'm squeezing. Hey — I squeezed so hard it went into my hand.
Marge: Oh Homer, not again.
5. Taking your credit card debt seriously
Bart: Dad I'm really sorry, but I charged $350 on your credit card
Homer: You what?!?
Bart: Don't worry here's the cash!
Homer: Woohoo! Now I can buy seventy transcripts of Nightline. Hee hee.
4. Everything you need to know about investing
3. Knowing your financial limits
2. Being able to ask for help
1. Tax basics
Homer: What? This is the highest tax increase in history!
Lisa: Actually, it's the lowest tax increase in history, dad.
Homer: I pay the Homer tax. Let the bears pay the bear tax.
Lisa: That's the homeowners tax, dad.
Homer: Either way, I'm still outraged.
That's right, money. Your money's happiness is all that money's.
Elizabeth Barry is Finder's global fintech editor. She has written about finance for over five years and has been featured in a range of publications and media including Seven News, the ABC, Mamamia, Dynamic Business and Financy. Elizabeth has a Bachelor of Communications and a Master of Creative Writing from the University of Technology Sydney. In 2017, she received the Highly Commended award for Best New Journalist at The Lizzies. Elizabeth has found writing about innovations in financial services to be her passion (which has surprised no one more than herself).
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