Teen Finances

Lots of companies market pre-paid debit cards for kids. They seem to position them as a way parents can set spending limits for their children. Do you think these are a good idea? more

Feb 9, 2018 2:56 PM budgeting

According to, Credit card debt is growing fastest among young adults ages 18-24! Get all of the facts on debit versus credit and what you need to know to be prepared for the future. more

May 20, 2016 10:39 AM budgeting

With the summer months here, encourage your teen to find a summer job to earn some money rather than sitting at home! more

Apr 27, 2016 11:42 AM jobs/careers

They’ve taken their last exam, donned the cap and gown and walked across the stage to accept their diploma. Congratulations, you have a high school graduate, and they likely feel ready to take on the world! more

Jun 9, 2015 2:38 PM Life Skills

Money, specifically allowance, is a topic that comes up often in many families. Should my child receive an allowance? What age should we start? How much is appropriate? What should my child’s allowance cover? more

Sep 16, 2014 3:08 PM budgeting

To most teens, hearing the word "budget" will probably send them into a frenzy as they try to figure out why they are being punished, budgeting is often seen as something that forces people to deprive themselves of anything but necessities. more

Feb 18, 2014 12:30 PM budgeting

Teach your teens how to properly manage a checking account with these seven sensible tips. more

Feb 4, 2014 1:40 PM budgeting

Well rounded kids with great grades and high test scores aren’t guaranteed scholarships. And not all scholarships completely cover tuition and other expenses. more

Dec 5, 2013 10:35 AM apps

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