Chapter 5
Beyond Allowance
In This Chapter
✧ Knowing when it’s time to get a job
✧ Finding a job that’s age appropriate
✧ Understanding wages and taxes
✧ Fitting work into your schedule
✧ Using a job for more than a paycheck
✧ Getting creative when it comes to jobs
For many teens, there comes a time when allowance just doesn’t cut it anymore. The $10 or $15 you get every week doesn’t begin to cover your expenses and you’re sick and tired of always going to your folks to ask for money. This stage arrives at different times for different people, but you’ll know it when you get there. You’ll feel more and more uncomfortable asking for money every time ...

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