It's true. As teens we had more jobs available to us. But some places only want teens, like summer camps and amusement parks and recreation centers. Research those jobs as early as Jan and keep looking for them to post.
Hard to have summer jobs for teens when real jobs for adults aren't as available as they used to be.
Kids & Money
I am a definite advocate of teens working, however you need to help your children balance work, school, and some time off. Be involved with your teen in choosing a job but take care not to take on responsibility that should be theirs.
Being a single mom doesn’t mean you can’t have an full life — including a meaningful career and abundant money — no matter your family status. But single moms have a bad habit of doing dumb stuff with their money. I get it, and have made plenty of single-mom money mistakes myself...
You are the most important guide in your child’s or grandchild’s life. When it comes to making money matter, your role is even more critical because many of our children are unprepared for life’s financial realities. Here is a fun brain-teaser and quiz that can open up a lifetime of conversations.