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15 Valuable Life Skills to Teach Your Teen

15 Valuable Life Skills to Teach Your Teen

As a parent, it’s our job is to take care of our children until the day when they can strike out on their own. While they graduate from high school knowing how to read and write, there are other skills that are just as important that may not get covered in the...

A Parent’s Guide to Motivating Your Teen

A Parent’s Guide to Motivating Your Teen

Remember when your kids were little, and they were happy to do just about anything for a sticker or a kind word? Now they’re older, and you have to try harder to motivate them. Many parents become frustrated with teens who play video games for hours but avoid homework...

When Your College-Bound Teen Gets Deferred

When Your College-Bound Teen Gets Deferred

You and your teen spent thousands of hours researching colleges, visiting different schools, studying for the SAT or ACT, writing essays, and filling out applications. You probably also spent thousands of dollars on travel costs, tutors, and college application fees....

Teaching Your Teen to Be Financially Literate

Teaching Your Teen to Be Financially Literate

As a teen, you can’t wait to be on your own and be able to buy whatever you want. I remember that feeling. I also remember going into debt because I didn’t make smart choices. I didn’t have the financial know-how that I do now.  Most states don’t have financial...