Teaching teenagers important personal finance lessons is sometimes as easy as waiting for situations to happen, and then discussing them. An attempted purchase, and a subsequent phone call the next day was a great example of teaching my son about how … [Read more...] about Teens And Money: How Do Banks Detect Fraudulent Charges?
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If you think that salespeople in retail stores are there for the single reason of helping you find what you need, you're wrong. They're also there to try to up sell your purchase and even get to you signup for and use credit cards regardless of … [Read more...] about Teens And Money: Beware Of Salespeople
I shook my head in disbelief at what my son was telling me. I just couldn't understand the logic behind why he thought the plan of action he laid out for me was a good idea. I remembered that he's only a teenager and needed my guidance, so I took a … [Read more...] about Teens And Money: Don’t Quit your Job Until You Have A New One
I want my son to have a good financial education before he launches himself out on his own, therefore I take advantage of every opportunity I can to teach him financial lessons, as well as how to get the most out of his money. I want him to have a … [Read more...] about Teens And Money: Should Teens Work When They’re In Sports?
I'm encouraging my son to stop saving money. Even though we had an agreement that a certain amount from each paycheck would be automatically transferred into his savings account, I told him that I wanted him to stop. My son wanted to register for … [Read more...] about I’m Telling My Son To STOP Saving Money
In my efforts to gather all the documentation needed to do my taxes last weekend, I ran across my son's W2 form from his part-time job. I had tucked it away with other tax related information, and it reminded me that this is the first year … [Read more...] about Teens And Finances: Filing My Teenager’s First Tax Return