Teens

Uncomfortable Conversations with Your Parents – Let’s Talk About…Money

Uncomfortable Conversations with Your Parents – Let’s Talk About…Money

I don’t know about you, but my teenage years were full of uncomfortable conversations with my parents. Time inevitably adds perspective to these conversations. It is easy to look back and see the value, but I distinctly remember finding these conversations tedious and awkward. I would have rather mowed the lawn any day than have [...]

Summer Jobs and Saving Early

Summer Jobs and Saving Early

Forget those lazy, hazy days of summer. Summertime is a great time to start your first job.  You will still have lots of spare time and you won’t be putting your school performance in jeopardy.  From the money you make at your job, you can start to save it in an account for your future. [...]

Money Management for Teens

Money Management for Teens

For many teens, saving money is never as fun as spending it. However, there comes a time in most people’s lives when money is truly needed. Whether you require unexpected repairs to your vehicle or need to pay your way through college, it is important to always have some available cash sitting on the sideline. [...]

Prom on a Budget

Prom on a Budget

It’s prom season! In high school, I tried to pretend that I was not super-excited about prom…but I really was. It was an excuse to get all dressed up and go to a big party with my friends. I bought the dress, boutonnière, limo, shoes, etc. Along the way, I picked up a few money-saving [...]

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