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 […]


How to Achieve Your New Year’s Resoluti...

March 15, 2017 | Posted by Sarah Tonniges

Let’s be honest. Every year, you decide that this will be the year. The year that you actually fulfill that New Year’s Resolution. But here we are, not even three months into the new year, and already most of us have given up. But let’s remember. There was a reason that you made that resolution in […]


3 Expenses to Consider When Buying Your First...

March 8, 2017 | Posted by Eva Baker

When I was eighteen it was finally time for me to buy my first car. Why did I wait so long? No money. Sigh. The truth is that although I could have purchased a car earlier I could not afford all of the other expenses that happen afterwards. I had to wait until I was […]


3 Reasons You Can Trust That God Actually Doe...

March 1, 2017 | Posted by Ashley Davis

Don’t have your life planned out? No problem! Sometimes it can be hard to plan for the future as a high school student because there are so many options. Indeed, it can seem overwhelming. Between school, career decisions, part time jobs and applying for colleges and scholarships, there are a lot of things a high […]