The Baltimore Sun ran a great AP article about teens who earn money with Summer jobs and what a teachable moment it is. Those Summer jobs are often the first opportunity teens have to get a taste of the real world, so “empowering” them to cover all aspects of having a job (gas to get there, food for lunch, etc.) is a great way to start talking about money with them. They will have a whole new appreciation for what you do with your own family budget!

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Written by Susan Beacham
Susan Beacham founded Money Savvy Generation in 1999 after almost two decades in private banking and investment management complemented by considerable time teaching at the elementary level.

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