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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...

Keeping Communication Open With Your Teen

Keeping Communication Open With Your Teen

If you're the parent of a teenager, you've probably noticed some major behavioral changes over the past few years. I know I have as a parent of two teen boys. Although these behaviors are normal for adolescence, it's still necessary to keep the communication flowing...

How to Modify Your Teen’s Behavior

How to Modify Your Teen’s Behavior

Struggling to change your teen’s behavior? You’re not alone. Teenagers can be stubborn and struggle against any attempts to control their behavior. But teaching your teen to exhibit positive, healthy, and effective behaviors is an important part of parenting. They...