5 Ways For Teens To Make Some Easy Cash

May 10, 2017 | Posted by Jenna Johnson

I go to Mexico every year on a mission trip with my church group, but I have to pay $400 for it. My grandparents paid for my first trip when I was in 7th grade, but I’ve had to think of my own ways to come up with my own money every other year. Here […]


Finding Joy While Lost in a Sea of Despair

May 3, 2017 | Posted by Ashley Davis

Let’s face it. Sometimes life is hard. Nothing seems fair. It gets boring and repetitive. We get tired. And even when life is going great it’s easy for these feelings to surface. Lately, I’ve been stuck. I’ve got a lot of things going for me: grades, friends, band, family and the list goes on. But […]


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, […]