Capsule Wardrobe For Teens


A few months ago my mom read an article about something called a ‘Capsule Wardrobe.’ We had never heard of anything like that so it was very interesting to us.   Basically, a capsule wardrobe is taking a small number of clothing items and making as many outfits with them as you can. Its a [...]

Top Tech For Teens


My generation is known for many things but one that stands out dramatically from the rest is our love for technology. It is easy to say that my generation has spent more money on electronic devices than any other. Now to be fair, this generation has more devices and technologies to choose from than any [...]

Volunteer Opportunities For Teens – Nursing Homes


There are so many volunteer opportunities out there for teens today. Mike has shared about his experience with Foster Closet and my best friend Abbi has shared about volunteering at Freedom Ride. Both of those organizations sound incredible! For over ten years now my family has volunteered once a month at a local nursing home. [...]

Facing Failure


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


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 [...]


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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!


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!!!


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


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 [...]