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How to Teach Your Teenager Financial Responsibility? Do This, Not That.

How to teach your teenager financial responsibility? Let me show you what your role as parent should be in guiding your teen through learning to manage their money.  You’ve got a teen or a tween, and you’re wondering how you’re going…
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Chores for Money Chart (Plus, Chore Pay Scales to Choose from!)

Need chores for money charts? Not only do I have chores to help fill your kid's money chart out, but I offer chore pay scale examples. So, you’ve decided that you want to pay your kids for chores. Heck, you might even have purchased a money…
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7 Investment Books for Kids + Teens (Give them a Jump Start on Investing)

Investment books for kids are the perfect way to introduce investing to your child (especially if you're not confident teaching investing by yourself). Boy, do I wish my parents had gotten an investment book for kids into my hands when my interests…
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9 Strategies for Teenagers to Get a Job (Without a Driver’s License)

How is your teen or child supposed to get a job and earn money without a driver’s license? I’ve got 9 strategies for how your teen can earn money, with minimal transportation help from you. What if your kid needs to start making money –…
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Free Stock Market Games for Students and Kids to Learn How to Invest

Free stock market games for students and kids, stock market board games, and high school investment competitions are awesome resources to teach your child how to invest. One of the biggest requests I get from parents and teachers is for free…
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25+ Online Jobs for Teenagers that Pay (Starting at Age 13)

Online jobs for teenagers that pay are a great option if your teen doesn’t have transportation yet, can’t find a job, or any other number of reasons. How to make money as a teenager without a job? Get an online one! The fact that online…
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7 Conversations to Have Once Your Teen Starts Earning a Paycheck

With a teen’s first job comes all kinds of teen money questions, like how much should a teenager save from their paycheck? Does a teen pay taxes? 11 money conversations you need to have. Congrats, Mama Bear. Your teenager – who used to…
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Teen First Job Guide: How to Prepare for Your First Job as a Teenager

Guidance for your teen's first job search, plus help with money questions like how much should a teenager save from their paycheck. Over the last several weeks, I’ve thrown myself into understanding the teen job marketplace. And guess…
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Teenage Money Management (Comprehensive Guide for You AND Your Teen)

How to manage your money as a teenager? From first paychecks to first cars – this guide will help both YOU, and your teen figure out teenage money management. Kids turn into teens, and with that comes changes to their money situations –…
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Best Apps to Teach Kids to Count Money (13 Free Count Money Apps)

I’ve taken the time to list out the best apps to teach kids to count money, including coin identification apps, counting money games (free) and more. Your child will be doing all kinds of things in the years to come – such as fundraising,…