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Jobs that Fit your Schedule

Last spring, I wrote a blog titled “Summer Jobs,” where I gave some options of jobs that were available to gain some extra cash during the summer.

With school in full swing, some of you may be looking for a more permanent part-time job or even looking for a seasonal job […]

Summer Jobs are Important

Summer is finally here, which is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the warmer weather.  But, have you thought about taking on a little extra responsibility this summer and saving up a some money?

There are plenty of jobs available for you to stay outside and enjoy the warmer […]

Good Fortune Doesn’t Come from Luck

At this point in life, you know that money doesn’t grow on trees.  After all, you have probably heard your parents tell you that numerous times during your life.

But, did you ever have a real, honest conversation about money with your parents?  In most households, there are not open discussions […]

Holiday Gifts: What to Ask For

As the holidays approach, you are bombarded with the question, “What kind of presents do you want.” As you get older, that question becomes more difficult to answer. When you are a kid, it’s easy to say you want the latest and greatest toys, clothes or games. But, you realize […]

Save Early, Save Often

As you navigate through your high school years, it is always evident that you need money to get by day-to-day.  Whether you have an allowance or a part-time job, it is important to put some of that money into a savings account.

Putting money into an account that you limit yourself […]