Facing Failure

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I recently got some difficult news and have been thinking about how I would tell you all about what has happened. As far as problems go it isn’t the end of the world but it has a significant impact on my life this year. My plan for my senior year was to continue with dual [...]

Chance To Vote For TeensGotCents

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Hi everyone! I know, I know, people ask you to vote for them for stuff all the time and now I’m asking too. So, if you have a couple of minutes and would like to help me win a blogging award I sure would appreciate it! My brother and I have come up with a [...]

Popmoney

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Have you ever heard of something called ‘Popmoney?’ I hadn’t either, until recently when I was taking a look at some of the things my credit union 121 Financial Credit Union offers it’s members. P(ay) O(ther) P(eople) Money Basically, it’s a way to send another person money. The company was founded in 2010 and over 1,400 financial [...]

Volunteer Opportunities for Teens – Freedom Ride!

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I recently asked my best friend, Abbi, to write about her incredible volunteer opportunity with an organization called Freedom Ride. She talks about how to get ALL the volunteer hours and the reasons why a teen should have a plan for volunteering during their middle and high school years. In the past, I have always [...]

Back Pack Giveaway!!!

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Hi there! I am so excited to have a great back-to-school giveaway on TeensGotCents this weekend! So many have been generously donated items for the giveaway which include a back pack stuffed with school supplies, gift cards and coupons for free food! Many thanks to: 121 Financial Credit Union Tom Bush Auto Noreen Young Cosmetics [...]

Plated Review – By My Mom

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One way I try to save money is by shopping pretty carefully at the grocery store. We wash and chop our own veggies and fruit rather than buying the ones ready to go at the store. Of course I look out for sale prices and stock up when prices are super low. I have never [...]

Make Extra Money House Sitting!

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Earlier this summer I had the opportunity to make some extra money house sitting. Now. Those of you who know me know that I am a HUGE scaredy cat and could NEVER spend the night alone anywhere. And certainly not in a house that isn’t home! I asked Mrs. Tucker if I could have a [...]

Volunteer Opportunities For Teens – BMYD

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Recently I had the opportunity to do a few hours of volunteering with Bright Minds Youth Development (BYMD) in my community.  Bright Minds is an amazing organization that provides summer camp and after school programs to children and youth from 5 – 21 years of age. Organizations such as BMYD is a great source of [...]