If your kids are anything like mine, they basically came out of the womb with an entrepreneur spirit and a desire to make money. Then again, maybe you’re hoping to inspire them or spark an interest in the idea of making independent money. After all, as parents, the last thing we want is for our kids is to get stuck in some dead end job that they hate. Making money independently has been one of the best things I have done for myself and I have always encouraged my kids to do the same. Now, I’ve put together a list of ideas on how your wannabe kid entrepreneur can start making money. Quick note: instead of giving you a giant list of things kids can do to make money independently, I am going to put together a shorter, more detailed list so you actually have an idea of how to help get them started!
You are buying a used car in the first place because you’re a practical person. You know a used car performs much like a brand-new car. But you do need to consider many things first when buying a car, including the warranty, which you can get help on by reading Endurance Warranty reviews. Buying a pre-owned vehicle is not just about the car itself but also about the other components, accessories, and necessities like insurance and warranty.
As a chronic recovering shopaholic, learning how to budget and avoid major shopping sprees was an incredibly difficult transition for me. When we first started learning how to budget, we didn’t allow ourselves any fun spending at all. Let me tell you, this is no way to live. If you are going to commit to major financial goals like paying off debt, it is crucial that you still allow fun and joy into your life despite what some experts might tell you. I’m so thankful that after some trial and error we were able to find that using Cash App was the absolute best way to leave some cushion in our budgets and allow us fun money spending!
I don’t know where all of this information was back in 2013 when our family got way in over our heads financially, but nevertheless, it is here for YOU now! If you are someone who feels like you are always struggling with money and can’t seem to get ahead, there may be some life circumstances that are making it difficult, but you might also have fallen into the trap of living above your means. This is something people can so easily fall into without realizing just how much it’s going to drain them energetically and financially. What’s worse is that that some of the financial institutions we decide to blindly trust are usually aware we’re making a huge mistake or have no clue themselves. So, as a former broke girl, I feel it is my duty to fill in some gaps for you to prevent you from drowning financially — or give you some ideas on how to get out if you currently find yourself treading water.
The title of this post is totally misleading, but I think it’s important to hype my kids up and give them credit where credit is due. Unfortunately for our older children we didn’t get our financial shit together in time to be of much service when it came to smart money management. When we finally decided to stop being broke and figure out our money issues once and for all, we also set the intention to help our younger two be better with money than we had been. Here is the super simple game plan for what we did to help our children learn money management, generosity and delayed gratification.
College is expensive, especially in the United States. Nearly 70% of college students have a part-time job. Having extra cash on hand can help with living expenses or help you avoid having to take out expensive student loans. There are plenty of options out there for students looking to earn extra cash while working around their class schedule – safe, legal, and sometimes even tax-free job options that students can work in their spare time. All it takes is a little extra initiative to start working and making some useful extra pocket money.