Income = independence

Your guide introduces the topic of work and money.
By earning your own income you can be independent.

MatthewWhen I was younger, I couldn’t wait to finish school and get out on my own. The one tiny item I forgot — welcome to reality — was that I’d have to earn enough money to pay for everything myself! I learned that whether you want to work full-time or part-time, it definitely pays to know something about finding employment, getting paid, and job benefits. In this topic we’ll cover all three. Plus, we have some great information for you about starting a business of your own.

Approximately 70-80% of U.S. teenagers have worked for pay at some time during their high school years.

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