How does a family get and spend its money? Family Money looks at many of the expenses families have and how money is spent on utilities, services, health, food, transportation, and more. The concepts of budgeting, borrowing, spending, fiscal responsibility and financial literacy are discussed in an easy to understand, accessible manner. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, websites and books for further information, and discussion questions. The How Money Works series gives an in depth, yet easy to understand look at how economic systems work. From understanding personal finance to global trade, How Money Works provides insight to and appreciation for financial literacy. Topics in the series include personal, family, country, and world finance.