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Category: Teen Zone

Hot! Do’s and Don’ts for Teens

 The Debit Side of the Coin Being generous to friends can leave you penniless!!! If your friends never have money, and expect you to always pay for them, then either: Find new friends who won’t take you for a ride, or Only use the small amounts of cash you have on you at the time.…

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Case of the Broken Window

(from pg. 65 in the book) It’s not a crime to make a mistake. But it’s crazy if you don’t learn from it! Look after your stuff! The money it takes to buy things really doesn’t grow on trees… REALLY! Look after other people’s stuff in just the same way as you should look after…

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The Pizza Method of Getting Rich

(Some ideas to help dreams come true…) I’d like to encourage you to think about setting some goals for saving. (Here’s another post about setting goals.) Perhaps you would like to go to University some day, or buy a car when you turn 17! You can start saving for that now! A great way to…

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How Goals Can Get You Further…

“Hey, look what I did!” The Secret to Success The start of a New Year often coincides with thoughts about things you want to do or change in the coming months. In financial planning this is also true — and goal setting is a practical part of the process. Did you know that most people…

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Make Your Dreams Come True!!

In January, many people make something called a “Resolution.” That is another word for a goal to change something or achieve something in your life. Dreams aren’t just for when you sleep, you know. Your dreams are also the great things you want to do with your life. Can you think of a goal you…

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The Gift of Giving: Can You Make a Difference?

Some things never change? Think again… Hey, what are your summer plans? Working? Going to the Beach? Hanging out with friends? Shopping? Starting your own business? There are always lots of options in the summer, but I would like to encourage you to try something a little different — volunteer work! Recently, I had the…

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Making School Work for You!

School and the fall season go together! And so do some other things – shopping for new school clothes, starting music lessons and sports teams, and doing your homework. All these things remind me that there are a few important things to concentrate on in your life, things that you can work on all your…

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A Season for Basics

Is back-to-school time just a pain, or can something good come of it? If you’re like the teens in our house, going back to school is met with groans and griping. But I know there are things about it you like too – shopping for new clothes; playing on sports teams; seeing friends and favorite…

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Teens Can Own Stocks! (Think… Pizza!)

In this post, Want to Get Somewhere in Life?, I talked about setting goals. This time, I’d like you to think about setting some goals for saving. Perhaps you would like to go to University some day, or buy a car when you turn 17! You may even be thinking about buying a house someday?…

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