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  • Teens
    Career Paths
    Who Am I?
    Take this quiz to see if you know what each individual does in his profession. ...
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    Kids and Credit Cards
    Tips for Talking to Your Kids About Credit Cards
    Tips for Talking to Your Kids About Credit Cards Young people, whether traveling on the path to college or into the workforce, will be faced with an increasing number of financial decisions. Their knowledge and attitudes about spending, savings, ...
  • Life After High School: Top 10 Alternatives to College
    College Alternatives
    Life After High School: Top 10 Alternatives to College
    Attending college after high school isn't for everyone. Some teens choose to take a year or two off before continuing their education, while others jump right into the workforce. If your teen is looking to explore his options, check out these alt...
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    Jobs and Chores
    Jobs for Teens
    Teenagers earn more than just spending money at a part-time job -- they earn experience, financial independence, responsibility, and savings for college. Life as a teenager can be hectic between school, friends, and home. That's why part-time jo...
  • School and Learning
    Saving for College
    Get the Stats: Teens and College Finance
    Is your teen ready to manage money when she goes off to college? Take this quiz from the College Parents of America to find out. ...
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    Kids and Credit Cards
    Reality Check: Kids and Credit
    How much do you know about kids and credit? Take our quiz and find out! ...
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    Teen Budget Worksheet
    Help your teenager organize his expenses and save his money with this FREE teen budget worksheet. Download the worksheet and save it to your desktop. Your teen can type in his monthly expenses and income, and the worksheet will calculate his budg...
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    Teens and Money
    When to Give -- and When Not to Give -- Financial Help to Your Teen
    When to Give -- and When Not to Give -- Financial Help to Your Teen These handy little questions ought to help you decide when giving or not giving is in your daughter's best interest and will or won't curb her growth, maturity, and independenc...
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    Teens and Money
    Parental Welfare: How Long Should You Support Your Kids?
    Parental Welfare: How Long Should You Support Your Kids? Just because she has left the nest doesn't mean your daughter won't continue to ask for financial favors either outright or in a less obvious way. Nor will you be rid of the temptation to ...
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    Teens and Money
    Talking About Money with Your College-Bound Child
    Talking About Money with Your College-Bound Child It is the summer after high school graduation and you are trying to mentally prepare yourself for the changes that are ahead. You have to get in some last mothering fixes before your baby leaves...
  • Kids
    Interacting With People
    Dealing with the Disabled
    Dealing with the Disabled Here are 10 practical tips that will help you avoid feeling socially disabled when dealing with the disabled: Mind Your P's and Q's Remember, everything is relative: Some disabled writers have referred to nondisabled p...
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    Interacting With People
    Dealing with the Visually Impaired
    Dealing with the Visually Impaired In general, guide dogs are working animals, not pets. So don't pet them. In fact, don't call their names or distract them in any way. Allow the dogs to accompany their owners into all stores and buildings. Thes...
  • Kids
    Interacting With People
    Gracious Greetings Between Cultures
    Gracious Greetings Between Cultures When greeting someone, an American's first instinct is to stick out his or her hand, look directly at the other person, and smile. In some situations, this habit can mean making three mistakes at once. And th...
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    Jobs and Chores
    Helping Your Teen Explore Possible Careers
    Helping Your Teen Explore Possible Careers Many teens think that by the time they leave high school, they ought to know what they're going to do “when they grow up.” Of course, this isn't true. Reassure your teen that she'll be able to explo...
  • School and Learning
    Reading Difficulties
    Reading Disability and Driver's Test
    Find out how to request modifications in the written driver's test exam for someone with a documented learning disability. ...
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    Jobs and Chores
    Teaching Your Teen to Be a Great Employee
    Teaching Your Teen to Be a Great Employee Once your teen has a job, there are several simple steps he can take to make sure he keeps it for as long as he wants it: Always dress appropriately for the job. Arrive on time. Be respectful to employe...
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    Summer Jobs
    Working Teens: Juggling Job and School
    Working Teens: Juggling Job and School Whether your teen is 13 or 17, she already has a full-time job: school. As you discuss whether your teen can (or should) get a job during the school year, remember that she'll be “moonlighting.” Making...
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    Teens and Money
    Help Your Teen Become a Wise Consumer
    Help Your Teen Become a Wise Consumer While the nature of teenhood involves endless trips to the mall with lots of money dropped on makeup or at the video arcade, when it comes to major purchases, your teen wants to get the most “ bang for th...