Coming up with gift ideas for college aged young adults can be a tough task. When my son was young his letter to Santa was literally pages long. But as he's gotten older the number of requests has shrunk, although the price tag has gone up. If you're … [Read more...] about Ten Gifts Under 25 Dollars For College Students
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I noticed a membership refund from Amazon Prime when looking through the transaction history of my son's checking account. When I asked him about it the next time I spoke to him, he explained he had canceled his membership because he found an offer … [Read more...] about Save Money With Student Discounts
Teaching teenagers about personal finances includes requiring them to pay for some things on their own. As a parent, part of me would like to pay for everything my son needs, allowing him to use his own funds to have as much fun as … [Read more...] about Teens And Money: What Should Teenagers Pay for?
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?
My son got his first part-time job at a grocery store through a friend of ours. It was literally as easy as him turning in an application and going in for an informal interview where they essentially told him he was hired as soon as he walked in. So … [Read more...] about Teens And Money: Teaching Valuable Interview Skills
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?