There are many things they need to know how to do and how to handle by the time they leave home. If you don’t teach them, they will not know.
Money, Jobs, & College
Summer is coming and your teen might be thinking of looking for work. In a tight economy, job hunting is more frustrating than ever and especially for kids. So here are some tips to consider with your child that might help him or her figure this out and get hired.
Is your child prepared for the real world? Unfortunately, there has been a trend in recent years of launching children into the real world without the knowledge and skills that they need to be prepared with. You might ask why this would be happening with such increasing frequency. The answer really lies in the parenting […]
If your child decides she wants to quit one school and attend another one – maybe a community college – will her credits be accepted on a one-for-one basis by the new school? If credits don’t transfer, your child is trapped.
As the year winds down and final exams loom, you might be tempted to remind your teen of the consequences of failure. It makes sense, it seems like, to motivate a kid by pointing out that he’ll not graduate on time if he goofs off.... Seems like, but not true.
Get out of debt first. Once you’re out of debt and have three to six months of expenses saved in an emergency fund, then you can start saving for things like retirement and college.