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Is Your Teen Ready for a Summer Job?

By Jason Alderman For teenagers, that first summer job is a major gateway to adulthood – and the eye-opening realities that come with every paycheck. Unlike chores and the occasional babysitting or lawn mowing job around the neighborhood, salaried employment gives young people their first real taste of the workplace, and what earning a living may be like. Building money responsibility and financial independence is part of that picture. Parents …Read More

Prepare Your Kids For Summer Job Expenses

By Jason Alderman High school and college students hoping to find temporary jobs may be in for a tough time this summer – once again – as they compete with older, more experienced workers in a still-struggling economy. That’s bad news not only because of lost income, but because summer jobs provide valuable work experience that can help pad their resumes. I’ll share a few job-hunting suggestions below, but first, …Read More