How to Have Fun With Friends When You’r...

April 26, 2017 | Posted by Emily Briggs

It seems like the social norm for hanging out with friends is to do something that involves spending money. However, I don’t make enough money to fund a trip out to eat and a movie every Friday night. Nor do I make enough for bowling every Saturday or a lunch out with friends on Sunday […]

 

2 Simple Ways to Spice Up Your Life Today

April 19, 2017 | Posted by Sarah Tonniges

We all have times when we say “this is enough” or “I can’t do this anymore.” These phrases usually indicate symptoms of struggle, weariness, and even pure loss of motivation. To help us get over these times, here are two ways to really ‘pep up’ your life when it comes to normal everyday activities. 1. […]

 

10 Simple and Stellar Ways to Decorate Easter...

April 12, 2017 | Posted by Karina Rovey

Easter is almost here. That means we’ll all be seeing a whole lot of one thing. Easter eggs. In houses, stores and churches. You name it, the decorated egg is a cultural icon of the holiday. Easter eggs are super fun to decorate. In my family, it’s a tradition to always decorate eggs a couple […]

 

4 Things You Learn When You Start A Business ...

April 5, 2017 | Posted by Eva Baker

When I started TeensGotCents in 2013 I was 16 years old. In the beginning, it was just a high school project. I had to do it. It never occurred to me that it might become a business and even my full-time job one day. See, in order to graduate high school, in the Baker household, […]

 

4 Goof-proof Ways to Grow Your Relationship W...

March 29, 2017 | Posted by Karina Rovey

Imagine this scenario: you have just gotten home from school. What’s the first question your mom or dad asks when you walk through the door? If your parents are anything like mine, it’s probably “How was your day?” The response: a “Fine,” accompanied by a noncommittal shrug. This obligatory parent-child conversation is an almost daily […]

 

How to Stop the Pain of Jealousy

March 22, 2017 | Posted by Emily Briggs

I can’t count how many times I’ve felt jealous. It’s so easy to slip into that mindset of thinking everyone else is better off, which leads to bitterness. It feels awful when you work hard for something and someone else gets it without much effort. And to add salt to the wound, you have to congratulate […]