I’m sure I’m not the only teen who has to balance school and an after-school job. So I created a few tips for teens like me who want to maintain a job and stay focused on school work.
It is well-known that women are paid less than men, but it is important to know that income inequality between Black women and white men is even greater than publicly understood.
With college deadlines looming, here is some crucial advice from past VOXers on how to find money and make friends for college.
Before it became popular, shopping at thrift stores, now called “thrifting,” meant that you were sure to be subject to bullying and judgement often times due to the the stigma that you were wearing someone else’s’ throwaways.
DeVos has never taken out a loan or needed a Pell Grant. This worries me because, how can she be in charge of funding she doesn’t have any experience with?
The truth is, the more education you have, the more money you can earn.
Money’s always going to be a very important thing in your life. If you find things that are free, great, but most of the things you have now are not free. Somebody had to pay for them. So it’s best that you manage your money the best possible way you can while you’re still young.” – Catherine, 19
The idea of making a budget can fill even the bravest teen with doubt and uneasiness. A video produced by Junior Achievement says half of all teens don’t know how to create a simple budget and one-third of Americans don’t pay their bills on time. It doesn’t have to be that way! Budgets aren’t something to fear. They’re tools that help you keep track of where your money is going.
The world of financial aid can easily overwhelming with a plethora of terms. VOX is here to help guide you on your journey through financial aid by breaking down the 10 common terms.
Being in high school doesn’t mean it’s too early to start looking for ways to save. In fact, many of these tips will make high school life a little easier as well as preparing you for the world beyond.