Budgeting

Budgeting is essential to being smart with your money and will help you not spend money you don’t have. Determine your set income if you...

Identity theft and scams

Scam artists are clever. They tap into people’s weaknesses, temptations, fears and trust. Because we like technology and the internet,...

Entrepreneurship

The process of launching, developing and running a business venture along with its financial risks is called entrepreneurship. It is very...

Investing in Stocks

Apps like Acorns (acorns.com) and Stash (stashinvest.com) make it possible for users to invest small amounts of money in the stock market...

Prologue

The idea to write Green for Teen$ came from my personal finance management class with Mr. Van Kaupp at Lakeridge High School and my dad’s...

Survey

Starting my project Green for Teen$ regarding financial awareness and information of high school teenagers, I wanted to acquire a...

Banking

Savings and Checking Accounts Savings accounts are a great place to keep money you don’t plan on using right away. You can use a savings...

Saving Towards a Major Goal

While it might feel like you don't need to start saving for college before you've reached high school, it is never too early. Consider...

Getting a Job

Step one: Identify which job you want. This job must be realistic and one that you can do right now in terms of your ability and hours....

Taxes

When you get a job, you will have to fill out your first tax form (W-4 form). I am listing a website to better understand taxes in...

Credit Cards and Interest Rates

Credit means lending money to someone. Credit card companies don’t offer their services as an act of kindness or as a tool for you to...

Debt

You will often hear people talk about good debt and bad debt. This is what is generally considered good debt: -Student loans (because...