A summer job is not only the first time a lot of teens earn their own money, but it’s the first time they earn a regular income that provides them with a decent amount to spend or save. Wanting to spend their earnings on ‘wants’ is a natural impulse for teenagers, making this a perfect time to teach teens the importance of money management and saving for the future. Here are some tips for helping teens manage their money: Have the talk – Before your teenager starts working, sit ... Continue Reading
Here are some tips for helping teens manage their money.
Tips for letting your teenager head overseas for a spring class trip.
With spring time only a few months away, many parents are gearing up for the gutsy decision to green-light a child's request to join in on a class trip to travel overseas. It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for young adults too exciting to pass up for families that can afford the cost, but that doesn't mean it's not without its inherent risks. In order to put your parental mind at ease, and therefore ensure that your child has the safest travel overseas experience possible, make sure to ... Continue Reading