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Financial Lessons Your Teen Won’t Learn in School

August 6, 2019

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 6, 2019--

School is back in session, but is your teen getting the financial education they need? Even if communication between parents and teenagers can be challenging at times, it’s a critical age to learn practical financial lessons that are essential in adulthood.

“From getting their first part-time job to choosing a college, teens are faced with some pivotal decisions,” says Michael Sullivan, a personal financial consultant with Take Charge America, a national nonprofit credit counseling and debt management agency. “Parents can offer valuable insights and lay the foundation for financial independence – all while giving their teens enough space to find their own way.”

Sullivan outlines opportunities to impart valuable financial lessons:

Visit the Take Charge America Financial Education Center for more financial tips and resources.

About Take Charge America, Inc.

Founded in 1987, Take Charge America, Inc. is a nonprofit agency offering financial education and counseling services including credit counseling, debt management, student loan counseling, housing counseling and bankruptcy counseling. It has helped nearly 2 million consumers nationwide manage their personal finances and debts. To learn more, visit www.takechargeamerica.org or call (888) 822-9193.

 

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